Download audio and video PSAs (public service announcements) from best-selling authors, then embed them on your library's website, Facebook page, or blog. Currently these authors are included, with more to come: Scott Turow, Sara Paretsky, Sharon Draper, and Brad Meltzer. Participating authors taped :15, :20 and :30 second video PSAs on such issues as library funding, libraries’ support of literacy, value of libraries and much more.
The Better World Books/NCFL (National Center for Family Literacy) Libraries and Families Award recognizes exceptional family programming currently operating in libraries. Each year 3 winning libraries are awarded $10,000 in grants.
Christy Shannon Smirl asked PubLib folk for suggestions for simple ways for to use book donations for replacements and/or additional copies of popular titles. Her library's selectors "would like to find a better system for identifying and 'trapping' donations that we need for the collection.