The Library Book Cart Precision Drill Team Manual
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Public stunts and all-for-fun, utterly nonpoliticized publicity bashes can be a great way to promote a library to a community, get people to see the library in a different light and become interested and involved, and finally reach those who think that libraries are boring or stuffy places. This light-hearted but precise manual provides step-by-step instructions on how to plan, equip and train a successful book cart drill team. It includes tips for recruiting members and making the experience gratifying, finding festive opportunities to perform, costuming, decorating the carts--and especially, clear choreographic drawings for imaginative, attention-getting routines. And by the way: grocery stores, retailers, rental outfits and others could easily adapt the ideas in this book. It doesn't have to be library book carts, it can be grocery carts, baby strollers, and lawn mowers--anything you can push down the street.
McFarland & Company, 9780786411597, 168pp.
Publication Date: November 15, 2001
About the Author
Linda D. McCracken is the Adult Services manager and collection development officer of the Yakima Valley (Washington) Regional Library System. She lives in Yakima. Lynne Zeiher is the managing branch librarian of the Peninsula, Key Center, and Steilacoom branches of the Pierce County (Washington) Library System. She lives in Gig Harbor.
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