Summer Reading PSAs available now

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The "Dig Into Reading" Public Service Announcement (PSA) is now available on the CSLP website. Here are some important points about the PSA, from CSLP PR and Marketing Chair Charlotte Johnston:

1. There is a special link that has been created for TV stations or other media outlets to use to access the PSA. The downloads and program information is found on the CSLP site AFTER a registered member has logged in. As these media outlets are not registered members, you will need to provide this link to them.  The URL is: http://www.cslpreads.org/media-2013-psa.html.

2. There are separate audio files for the PSA in English and Spanish. They can be found on the CSLP website site under the same section as the PSA videos- the audio files will be listed first. These are for folks that wish to send something to a radio station or play the audio file at a story time, event, or at the end of a library film.

3. A few people have asked if there is a difference between the film quality on the DVD verses the film quality of the downloadable files. Essentially the quality of the file or format that you will need will depend on the type of screen or device on which you are playing the PSA. High definition digital files will look best on LCD monitors, flat panel monitors, iPads, or other handheld devices. Television stations will also want these types of files for broadcast. If you are using older televisions or even older computer monitors (anything square and like a box), playing the PSA from a DVD will be the best quality for you. Note that there is now also a link on the PSA page to iPhone/iPad optimized files. If you have any questions about which specific type of file you should be downloading please contact Charlotte Johnston.

PSAs for the teen program: Videos have been created by teens across the country promoting the teen slogan and can be accessed on the CSLP website.