Re: Turn Off Your TV Week Update

Druda (edruda@suffolk.lib.ny.us)
Sat, 6 Mar 1999 08:54:32 -0800 (PST)

What an EXCELLENT idea! 'bout time.

Ellen the media librarian
Dix Hills, NY

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Ellen Druda
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On Sat, 6 Mar 1999, Kristine R. Brancolini wrote:

> Thanks, Marc. How about a week to call attention to your library's
> "non-traditional" services? I'm sure we could come up with some nifty
> graphics! Let's pick a week... Sounds like a Video Round Table event.
> What do you think, Becky?
>
> Kristine Brancolini
> Indiana University Libraries
>
> On Fri, 5 Mar 1999, Marc Sober 396-4616 wrote:
>
> > Found at the Library Media & PR website
> > (http://www.ssdesign.com/librarypr/):
> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > Turn Off That Thing And Visit My Library Darnit!
> >
> > <Picture: Use this graphic on your Website!>Whether you subscribe to the
> > "TV is evil" philosophy or just want to call attention to your library's
> > traditional services, the National TV-Turnoff Week is something you will
> > want to know about.
> >
> > On April 22-28, 1999, millions of individuals will voluntarily turn off
> > the TV sets for seven days and, in the words of the event's sponsors,
> > "will rediscover that life can be more constructive, rewarding, healthy
> > even informed with more time and less TV."
> >
> > Maybe or maybe not, but one thing is sure with the TV off, there will be
> > a lot of time to do other things like visit your library!
> >
> > This event will get considerable play even on that nasty old TV and you
> > may as well take advantage of it. For the minuscule investment of ten
> > bucks you can get a comprehensive Organizer's Kit with lots of ideas,
> > press materials and usable artwork for your local campaign. Visit the
> > TV-Free America Website at http://www.tvfa.org/index.html, phone (202)
> > 887-0436, fax: (202) 518-5560 or email" tvfa@essential.org for more
> > information.
> >
> > And feel free to filch the nifty "Break Free Of TV!" graphic from this
> > page for use on your Website. (It's breakfree.gif, 225px. X 183px.,
> > 5.25KB and is transparent for use with graphic backgrounds) .
> > {Graphic not attached}
> > ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > A bit above this on the page are some nice graphics and a little story
> > about asking your librarian about information about the Academy Awards
> > (which fortunately, I guess, are not presented during Turn Off Your TV
> > Week).
> >
> > Marc Sober voice : (410)396-4616
> > Audio-Visual Department FAX : (410)545-7517
> > Enoch Pratt Free Library e-mail: msober@epfl2.epflbalto.org
> > 400 Cathedral St. msober@mail.pratt.lib.md.us
> > Baltimore, MD 21201
> >
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