Teen Tech Week is March 7 - 13, 2010. It's an American Library Association initiative encouraging teens to take advantage of libraries' non-print resources.
Find inspiration and marketing ideas for your library from these 2010 award-winning library public relations campaigns:
From Mark Arend:
Talked with one of the performers this morning. He suggested cooperating with other organizations in town (nursing homes, schools, senior centers, service clubs, etc) to book performers and save money. We work with other libraries but don't always think of these other groups. He also said that he'd cut his fee for the offer of a back bedroom for the night, as he sleeps in a tent when he's making the rounds of libraries for SLP performances.
If you're thinking about trying a "Food For Fines" program at your library as an opportunity for the library to give back to the community, here are recent posts from the Publib discussion list that offer food for thought:
If you haven't already geared up for Library Card Sign-up Month, there's still time to get the word out! Here are ideas for how you can spread the word in your community:
Banned Books Week is September 26 - October 3, 2009.