A quick reminder that the deadline (April 30) is fast approaching for all libraries
across Atlantic Canada to submit their entries for a new activity to be held during
this year’s annual APLA Conference in Fredericton – the Ideas Gallery.

The Ideas Gallery is a fun and interesting event which puts a spotlight on the wealth of
PR expertise that abounds right here in Atlantic Canada!

PR materials are being requested from all types of libraries in Atlantic Canada.
Materials will be displayed on tables for attendees to view and take home a sample or

If your library creates outstanding PR materials, it may be deserving of a special “Best
in Show” award.  To be eligible for an award, please submit 75 copies* of your best
promotional materials produced in 2005-06 in any of the following categories:

Materials that promote:

•       programs
•       services
•       events
•       resources
•       fundraising activities
•       library advocacy
•       reading clubs
•       summer reading programs
•       Canadian Library Week
•       @your library® slogan
•        newsletters
•        orientation materials

A team of experts will judge the entries based on design, content, originality and
effectiveness. Libraries are welcome to enter more than one category.

PR materials must be submitted by April 30, 2006.

Please send your entries along with your library’s contact information to:

ATTN: Ideas Gallery - APLA
C/O Leanne Wells
Information Services & Outreach Librarian
Harriet Irving Library
UNB Libraries
P.O. Box 7500
Fredericton, N.B.  E3B 5H5
Tel: (506) 447-3075
Email: [log in to unmask]

* Please Note:  If your library would like to participate but is unable to provide 75
copies, please don't let that discourage you.  Send your entries along and they will be
displayed during the event.