Promoting TBS

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Promoting the Talking Book Service

"Say Yes to TBS" is a six month promotion designed to increase awareness of TBS in library staff, community members, and policy makers.  Public libraries can register to participate in any of the following components of the promotion from October 1, 2017-March 31, 2018.

1. Library Promotion kits contains:

  • Talking Book Service Brochure: Available in both English and Spanish, this brochure outlines the service and allows the reader to request an information packet.
  • Application packets
  • Posters
  • Bookmarks
  • Buttons for staff
  • Demos digital player and cartridge of audio books

2.    Louis Braille celebration

  • Share information about services for those with disabilities with Six Dots, a children's book about Louis Braille and the development of the Braille writing system. Receive both a print and print/Braille copy of this title.

 

Library Staff Resources
  • Use these maps to identify potential TBS users in your community.
Website Resources

Promote TBS through your library website with the following resources:

  • TBS Banner
    Download the image by clicking the banner below then link it to http://libraries.idaho.gov/learntbs or use the HTML code below to paste on your website.
    TBS Web Banner
    <a href="http://libraries.idaho.gov/learntbs" target="_blank"><img src="http://libraries.idaho.gov/files/web-banner.png" width="300" alt="Say YES to TBS"></a>
  • Post either of these 30 second PSAs to bring attention to TBS:
    2013 PSA
    2015 PSA
  • Use any of these 3 articles in your library newsletter or blogs.

 

Social Media Campaign

Use your social media tools to promote TBS with posts, tweets, and memes developed especially for libraries.  Get started with the TBS Tip Sheet and use the posts from October 2017-March 2018.

Facebook Posts
Twitter Posts
Memes
Social Media Examples Posts

Facebook Post Preview

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Meme Post Preview

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Page reference: 
Talking Book Service