The rumors are true! Okay, there weren't any rumors. But it's still true. Last summer the American Library Association asked us to create a Read poster for them. To put this in perspective, previous Read posters feature Orlando Bloom, Nancy Pearl, Tony Hawk, Johnny Damon (Red Sox version), Batgirl, and Curious George. So it was quite a compliment.
And it's quite a poster - a glossy full-color 36"x12" panorama of the Mallville Public Library, with the time-honored theme "Read Responsibly". Whether you buy it for your library, your bookstore, your school, your staff room, your cubicle, or your living room, we think you'll enjoy seeing your favorite Unshelved characters in action. And really, what better way to illustrate correct book-handling?
Please support ALA by buying the Unshelved Read Responsibly poster at their online store or call 1-866-SHOP ALA. (If you've got the Spring 2007 ALA Graphics catalog, our poster is on page 6).
And if you're coming to the ALA Midwinter conference in Seattle later this month, we invite you to a special poster signing session at the Unshelved booth (#742) from 10am-noon on Saturday January 20th. We'll be around the rest of the time too, with a selection of Unshelved books, clothes, and personal care products.
--Bill and Gene
the Unshelved guys
P.S. Time is running out for those of you hoping to enter the Pimp My Bookcart contest. Remember, get your photos to us by January 15th so that we can announce the winner at ALA.
October 8, 2018 Walla Walla, WA
Walla Walla Rural Library District Staff Day (Gene)
November 15, 2018 Palm Beach, FL
Palm Beach County Library System (Gene)
November 16, 2018 Fort Lauderdale, FL
Southeast Florida Library Information Network (Gene)
Jan 25 - 28, 2019 Seattle, WA ALA Midwinter (Library COMIC Booth #726) (Gene)
March 1, 2019 Phoenix, AZ
Maricopa County Library District (Gene)
April 15 - 17, 2019 Austin, TX Texas Library Association Annual Conference (Library COMIC booth, Monday night event) (Gene)
June 21 - 24, 2019 Washington, DC
ALA Annual (Library COMIC booth) (Gene)
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