Celebrities, Star Wars and more in the new ALA Graphics Winter Catalog

For Immediate Release
Mon, 10/19/2015


Liz Steiner

Marketing Manager

ALA Publishing


CHICAGO – ALA Graphics’ 2015 Winter catalog features new materials to entice and encourage those to explore all you have to offer!

You are sure to find something for everyone with our new winter product lineup! Awaken minds with this new Star Wars poster and bookmark featuring famous droid duo C-3PO and R2-D2 along with their newest friend BB-8. The Magnus Chase poster and bookmark, in honor of Rick Riordan’s newest series – Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard – will take your readers on a journey into Norse Mythology.

This winter catalog features some amazing products that reinforce healthy lifestyles, encourage public awareness and promote well-being.

  • Get Happy! with this new poster featuring Pharrell Williams and join him in inviting readers to post their own reading pics using the hashtag #READHAPPY. Each post will trigger a free book donation to a disadvantaged child through First Book. For more information, please visit www.readhappybook.com.
  • Derek Jeter, five-time World Series champion and 14-time All-Star, has devoted much of his time to his Turn 2 Foundation, a nonprofit organization he founded in 1996 to promote healthy lifestyles among young people. Display this new Celebrity READ© poster featuring Derek Jeter and members of the Jeter’s Leaders to drive home the importance of reading as part of a strong education.
  • The new 2016 National Library Week products are designed with ALA’s new campaign “Libraries Transform” in mind. Today’s libraries, librarians and library staff are not just about what we have for people, but what we do for and with people. Use these products to show how your library transforms your community and promote #NLW2016!

Our new character posters will motivate youngsters to read! Inspire imagination with a new poster and bookmark featuring Beekle from the 2015 Caldecott Medal winning picture book "The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend."   Showcase an original haiku written by Jon J Muth in your library with the Zen poster and bookmark. What is more important than a good spot to read and a friend? This Little Elliot poster and bookmark are sure to reinforce just that!

Find all of the new products at the ALA Store, where your purchases fund advocacy, awareness and accreditation programs for library professionals worldwide.

ALA Graphics supports the mission of the American Library Association through the creation and distribution of quality products promoting libraries, literacy and reading.