Community Awareness -- Free Content

Shirley Biladeau's picture

All librarians are encouraged to use and repurpose the articles on ALA's public awareness website,, to highlight the resources available every day at libraries.  All the information is available under a Creative Commons license that allows libraries to repurpose content in either an online or offline format, with proper crediting to   So what target audience talking points are you looking for?  Teens? Parents and Kids? Seniors? Job Seekers?  Green Living? Finance? Health? .. the list goes on!  You can find it at

Search the database for compelling stories to help raise awareness about the value of libraries for new audiences.  Or use the database to engage current supports by asking them to share their own stories. In addition there is a Facebook page ( or you can sign up for the website's bimonthly newsletter.