Re: ALA Graphics

Randy Pitman (vidlib@videolibrarian.com)
Thu, 24 May 2001 13:05:41 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Kathy,

Ok, you're on the committee :) (That was easy.)

Best,

Randy
Randy Pitman
Publisher/Editor
Video Librarian
8705 Honeycomb Ct. NW
Seabeck, WA 98380
Tel: (800) 692-2270; Fax: (360) 830-9346
Email: vidlib@videolibrarian.com
Web: www.videolibrarian.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kathy Coster" <kcoster@bcpl.net>
To: "Multiple recipients of list" <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 12:44 PM
Subject: Re: ALA Graphics

> Hi all,
>
> I will be more than happy to make an overture to ALA Graphics. I am a
> member of an advisory committee for ALA Graphics. They are under the
> direction of Kathy Leide who is a huge media fan (she ran the firm
BiFolkal
> Productions, media and realia kits for older adults for years). Pass on
> your collective thoughts to me and I will be happy to talk it up. An over
> arching principle is WILL IT SELL?
>
> Also be advised - the @your library posters are not part of ALA Graphics,
> they are part of the PIO office. (Yet another peculiarity of ALA
kingdoms)
> Only the READ posters are Graphics.
>
> Kathy
>
>
>
> At 12:12 PM 5/24/01 -0700, you wrote:
> >
> >& Learn" (I switched the last two terms) all sound like good
> >possibilities. I'll add this to the agenda for the VRT meeting at
> >S.F.--sounds like a good committee job. Best, Randy Randy Pitman
> >Publisher/Editor
> >Video Librarian
> >8705 Honeycomb Ct. NW
> >Seabeck, WA 98380
> >Tel: (800) 692-2270; Fax: (360) 830-9346
> >Email: vidlib@videolibrarian.com
> >Web: www.videolibrarian.com ----- Original Message ----- From:
> >Gary Handman To: Multiple recipients of list Sent: Thursday, May
> >24, 2001 11:31 AM Subject: Re: ALA Graphics
> >Randy et al:
> >
> >I sorta like my suggestion of a SEE ALSO@the library poster slogan (get
it?
> > SEE...view...uh...)
> >
> > It's clear that we're going to need a group to volunteer for
> >investigating, coming up with a proposal to bring to exec comm, etc.
> >
> >gary
> >
> > A grammatical suggestion: Instead of "VIEW", how about "LOOK" as
in
> >"Look
> >into your library". Or maybe "LEARN" as in "Learn at your library"?
They
> >alliterate better.
> >
> >Brigid Duffy
> >Audio Visual/ITV Center
> >San Francisco State University
> > 94132-4200
> >E-mail: bduffy@sfsu.edu
> >On Thu, 24 May 2001, Randy Pitman wrote:
> >
> >> I did make a preliminary overture to ALA about a "VIEW" poster (or
> >something
> >> I'd suddenly sprouted 3 heads, but I
> >> also got the distinct feeling that we (i.e., videolib types) need
to
> >do the
> >> mental elbow grease on this one.
> >>
> >> In other words, we need to come up with a viable concept, and--if
> >it's at
> >> like the "READ" posters--some idea of potential celebrities.
> >>
> >> I've always thought authors would be the perfect choice for the
"VIEW"
> >> posters:
> >>
> >> Jane Smiley for WGBH's "King Lear"
> >> John Updike for Wabi Sabi Productions' "Rabbit on the Moon"
> >> Philip Roth for "American Pie"
> >> Toni Morrison for "Jazz" (Ken Burns', not hers)
> >>
> >> Etc.
> >>
> >> Best,
> >>
> >> Randy Pitman
> >> Publisher/Editor
> >> Video Librarian
> >> 8705 Honeycomb Ct. NW
> >> Seabeck, WA 98380
> >> Tel: (800) 692-2270; Fax: (360) 830-9346
> >> Email: vidlib@videolibrarian.com
> >> Web: www.videolibrarian.com
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >><>
> >><>
> >> Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 10:06 AM
> >> Subject: RE: ALA Graphics
> >>
> >>
> >>> I really like the MAKE READING A HOBBIT promo
> >>> Our YA Department is going to co-sponsor
> >>> a program with AV for Teen Read Week and call it FRODO LIVES.
> >>> I like this Book/Movie promotion from ALA, something different!
> >>> We are thinking about book discussions and perhaps handing
> >>> out stickers that say FRODO LIVES that week.....
> >>> As for READ FOR AMERICA'S LIBRARIES posters: as the old saying
> >>> goes, "EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY"..........it's time to drop them.
> >>> Regards,
> >>> Carol Dunn
> >>> Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
> >>> 206 Broadway
> >>> Findlay, Ohio 45840
> >>> www.findlay.lib.oh.us
> >>> Telephone: 419.422.1712
> >>> Fax: 419.422-0638
> >>>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: videolib@library.berkeley.edu
> >>> [mailto:videolib@library.berkeley.edu]On Behalf Of Mike Boedicker
> >>> Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 12:52 PM
> >>> To: Multiple recipients of list
> >>> Subject: ALA Graphics
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> As usual it's dominated by
> >>> celebrity "Read" posters with only one nonprint poster -- a
> children's
> >>> poster of Donald Duck and his 3 nephews variously watching a
video,
> >>> listening to a CD, and using a computer, with the caption
> >"Entertain Your
> >>> Brain at the Library."
> >>>
> >>> At VRT's Midwinter meeting we talked about designing a poster
> promoting
> >>> Maybe we can informally discuss it again next month
> >> in
> >>> SF???
> >>>
> >>> Mike Boedicker
> >>>& Webmaster
> >>> Danville Public Library
> >>> 319 N. Vermilion
> >>> Danville, IL 61832
> >>> (217) 477-5223 ext. 123
> >>> Fax: (217) 477-5230
> >>> http://www.danville.lib.il.us
> >>>
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> >>
> >>
> >
> > Gary Handman Director Media Resources Center Moffitt Library
UC
> >Berkeley, CA 94720-6000 510-643-8566 ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
> >
> >
>
> Kathy Coster
> Marketing and Programming
> Baltimore County Public Library
> 320 York Rd.
> Towson, MD 21204
>
> Phone 410-887-2457 Fax 410-887-2350