Reel Life Librarians
Me, a librarian?
Added: 5 years ago
[scene opens with an older female librarian "throwing" her voice (even though her lips still move) to have the puppet on her left hand ask her a question]
PUPPET: Say, what is it that you do?
[cut to another female librarian wearing a "finger puppet" glove on her right hand]
LIBRARIAN 1: I inspire creativity.
[cut to another female librarian standing outside of a library]
LIBRARIAN 2: I protect democracy ... and I read comic books!
[cut to a male librarian standing outside of Delray Beach City Hall]
LIBRARIAN 3: I defend the freedom to read.
[cut to another male librarian speaking directly to the camera]
LIBRARIAN 4: I'm a librarian because I love books and I love sharing them with other people.
[cut to another female librarian standing in front of a bookshelf]
LIBRARIAN 5: I'm a librarian because I love information, in all its forms and formats.
[cut to another female librarian holding some balloons]
LIBRARIAN 6: I'm a librarian because it's ... fun!
[cut to another male librarian holding an LP]
LIBRARIAN 7: From Gregorian chant to the Grateful Dead ... for me, it's all about the music.
[cut to several quick shots of different librarians speaking directly to the camera]
LIBRARIAN 8: I'm a librarian.
LIBRARIAN 9: I'm a librarian.
LIBRARIAN 10: I am a librarian ...
[cut to a black screen, as "For more information visit www dot LibraryCareers dot org" appears on screen]
Four members of the ALA Emerging Leader team, including Regina Cortez, Alexia Hudson, Robin Rousu, and Carolyn Wood presented a marketing plan for LibraryCareers.org.
The EL team has a project wiki at http://wikis.ala.org/ emergingleaders/ index.php/ Project_DD. Members of the Assembly are asked to read the marketing plan in detail, provide feedback, and identify top priorities for implementation.
The Assembly agreed to the following immediate actions:
1. Julie will work with Connie to propose project opportunities for the next class of Emerging Leaders;
2. Larry Neal and members of the current EL team agreed to work with Lorelle Swader to pursue a website usability test;
3. Lorelle and Bea will immediately link the Reel Life Librarians video on YouTube.com to LibraryCareers.org;
4a. Lorelle will continue to work on improving the representation of LibraryCareers.org on the new ilovelibraries.org;
4b. Assembly members also are encouraged to review the ilovelibraries.org website and provide direct feedback;
5a. Julie will work with Lorelle and Bea to email LibraryCareers.org brand logo and button to ALDirect;
5b. Julie will work with Lorelle and Bea to email LibraryCareers.org brand logo and button to state chapters.