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Is there a kit for that? Flip video cams make programming a breeze

In the last fiscal year, Sacramento Public Library increased its public program offerings by 32% over the previous year: 133,725 people attended some 5,213 programs throughout our 28 branch library system. At least part of the reason we’ve been able to increase our programming, despite all the "tough economic times" (this is Sacramento, California, remember) has been through the development of boxed programs for our staff.

Flip Camera Donation Program!

**Update** We have just gotten word that the Flip Video donation program is now open to public libraries in the U.S. listed in the IMLS database as well as public libraries in Canada (in addition to 501 (c)(3) nonprofit libraries and organizations)!

Helping libraries advocate: the LibrariUS Project

Recently, I had the great pleasure of talking to Annie Anderson of the LibrariUS project, a collaborative effort of American Public Media's Public Insight Network, ALA, and PLA. The LibrariUS Project is a noble endeavor to promote local stories about libraries in the media and to provide libraries with local content--feedback--about how their libraries are being used. Libraries can use these stories to bolster their advocacy efforts, to complement usage data, and to augment or modify services.

New Flip Video Bundle Available!

An upgrade from the version previously available at TechSoup, this easy-to-use UltraHD 260 camera is ideal for documenting and sharing your library's mission in high-quality, digital, high-definition video.

We're Flip-in Out Tomorrow! (Free TechSoup Webinar)

Tomorrow we'll share some excellent examples of Flip-in' Out @ the Library! You'll learn that it really is true that even a five year old can use Flip cameras. See how libraries are using this tool for staff training, library programming, teen engagement, and responding to current events.