May 19, 2022

“Chicago Public Library Ready to Raise Its Profile Via New Ad Campaign” as Fine Amnesty Program Launches (Video)

From the Chicago Business Journal:

Well, it’s time to bring the Chicago Public Library back into the spotlight, and the Chicago Public Library Foundation and ad agency FCB Chicago are about to do just that with a new public service ad campaign titled “Home of the Curious” set to officially break next month.

But in advance of the full-blown campaign, FCB and the Foundation have developed a teaser video ad that re-introduces the Library to the public and offers an overdue book amnesty program through Feb. 18.

The librarian appearing in the new FCB book amnesty video is a Chicago Public Library employee, and she’s got just the right quirky quality in front of the camera to make the video pop as it should.

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CPL Video Ad

Message from the Mayor

See Also: Learn More About the Fine Amnesty Program (via CPL)

See Also: For the First Time in 20 Years Chicago Public Library Offers Amnesty Program For Overdue Materials (August 7, 2012)

See Also: LA Public Library Launching a Two-Week Valentine’s Day Themed Amnesty Program For Overdue Materials (January 21, 2016)

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