Find inspiration and marketing ideas for your library from these 2010 award-winning library public relations campaigns:
The American Library Association (ALA) announced the winners for top books, audiobooks, and video for children and young adults — including the Caldecott and Newbery awards — at its January 18, 2010 midwinter meeting in Boston. For a quick summary of all the YMA awards, read ALA's press release which lists all the Youth Media Award-winners. And here are links to press releases for each award:
Unshelved Answers is a new service where you can ask questions that will help you with your library, or anything you want to know about related topics. The Unshelved Answers staff says, "No question is too trivial or too 'newbie'." Note: you may recognize the name Unshelved from their library comic strip.
The free "Writing a Library Behavior Code" webinar will be offered Thursday December 10, 2009 at 2:00-3:00 pm CST (do not be fooled by the 12:00 pm PST time; we're 2 hours ahead of them in California.) If you're considering writing a "code of conduct" or similar policy, you may want to listen in to pick up tips.
Your library can be part of hundreds of libraries across the country celebrating the American Library Association’s (ALA) second annual National Gaming Day @ your library on Saturday, November 14, 2009. You have through Friday November 13th to register your library to get on the national map of participating locations.