ALA: Brad Meltzer Named Honorary Chair of National Library Week
From ALA’s Announcement:
Best-selling author, television host and library advocate Brad Meltzer has been named the 2012 Honorary Chair of National Library Week.
As the author of nine books and the host of the History Channel’s series, “Decoded,” Meltzer credits libraries and librarians as the reason he became a writer.
As Honorary Chair, Meltzer appears in print and digital public service announcements (PSAs) promoting National Library Week. The PSAs, developed by the American Library Association’s Campaign for America’s Libraries, will be placed in magazines and online throughout the spring. ALA also offers free customization of the PSAs for libraries.
Other promotional materials include a sample op-ed, proclamation, press release and scripts for use in radio ads. All incorporate the 2012 National Library Week theme: You belong @ your library. Tools are available at www.ala.org/nlw.
ALA Graphics products supporting National Library Week are also available, including a poster, bookmark and mini-poster, as well as downloadable Web files and high resolution art files. All Graphics products can be purchased through the ALA Store.
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.