PUBLIC RELATIONS POLICY
Publicity News Releases:
New releases are sent to the “Atchison Globe”, the “Holton Recoder” and “Effingham Newsleaf” newspapers. They are also reported in the Library newsletter. Also released to KAIR and KNZA radio.
Human-interest stories are sent to the ““Atchison Globe”, the “Holton Recoder” and “Effingham Newsleaf” newspapers. They are also reported in the Library newsletter. Also released to KAIR and KNZA radio and may also be sent for publication in the NEKLS newsletter.
The Library Director shall serve as contact persons for the media and will respond to media requests for information and interviews. If this individual is unavailable to take requests, Library staff will take a message from the media and convey it to a contact person at the earliest opportunity.
National Book Week:
National Book Week will be observed through a children’s activity and/or a special storyteller.
National Library Week:
National Library Week is observed.
School – Public Library Relationship:
The Library will cooperate anyway we can. The Library will sponsor a summer reading program for local children. We will work with other organizations to sponsor special programs.
The Library will try to enter a float in the Atchison County Fair parade, participate in activities at the school, and co-sponsor activities with local clubs.
If space permits and time allows, there is also a Library display up during the Atchison County Fair.
Informational displays are welcome in the window or on the bulletin boards with approval of the Library Director.
As budget permits, book talks and informational speakers will be hosted by the Library.
A list of new books is sent to the newspapers previously indicated and noted in the Library newsletter, Facebook and Webpage.
Community Service Hours:
The Effingham Community Library will offer community service hours. The Library Director will have the option to offer community service hours on a person by person basis. Individuals needing to complete community services hours will have to agree to show up at the library at specified times and do the job that is given to them without complaint. Individuals who will not cooperate will be asked to leave and no credit will be given.