Picturing America Publicity
To get you started with your promotional campaign, we’ve created some sample media materials that you can use. We’re also offering customizable promotional materials to create print-quality posters, flyers and bookmarks with your library’s information.
Sample Media Materials
In order to attract program audiences and create awareness about your Picturing America–related events, your library should plan and implement an effective promotional campaign. The following sample media materials can help you get started:
- Sample Public Service Announcement (Word)
- Sample Letter to Community Groups, School Administrators, VIPs (Word)
- Sample Media Alert (Word)
- Sample Press Release (Word)
On any promotional materials you create for yourself, please be sure to include the Picturing America sponsor credits and logos. You may also download variations of the Picturing America logo (Zip) in jpg format.
Sponsor Credits and Logos
The ALA’s Picturing America for Public Libraries Resource Site has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. (For a complete list of supporting organizations, please visit NEH’s Picturing America Web site.)
When creating materials to promote Picturing America programs in your public library, please provide the credit line below, and include logos as space permits. You can download logos from each organization’s Web site:
Credit line: Picturing America is a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities, distributed in cooperation with the American Library Association. The Institute of Museum and Library Services has provided major support for Picturing America programs in public libraries.