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Photograph & interview 100 librarians to make a touring gallery show & help tell the story of why and how libraries are important.
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    One 4x6 portrait of one of the librarians we photograph. (My choice).

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    Set of three "This is what a librarian looks like" buttons. Wear them with pride and let people know what you do or give them to your favorite librarians.

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    Your name, or the name of a favorite librarian in the "thanks to" credits included with every version of the touring gallery show.

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    Signed 4x6 triptych: Three 4x6 portraits from the group of librarians we photograph. (My choice). Hang them all together on a wall or the fridge & start library conversations with your houseguests.

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    Set of 4 "This is what a librarian looks like" fridge magnets.

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    One 8x12 portrait of one of the librarians we photograph. (My choice).

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    Signed 18x24 "This is what a librarian looks like" poster print. Show your library pride with a poster featuring the many faces of librarians. Frame it and hang it in your library.

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    Twenty-five 4x6 portrait set. Twenty-five portraits of librarians . Pass them out to friends, hang them on your wall, have your own gallery show.

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    Three ten card postcard sets with different images on the front and quotes on the back. You'll be set for post cards for the foreseeable future.

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    Letter from a librarian. One 4x6 portrait of and one hand-written letter from a librarian photographed for this project. Who knows what it will be about. But it will be unique.

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    Letter from a librarian. One 8x12 portrait of and one hand-written letter from a librarian photographed for this project. Who knows what it will be about. But it will be unique.

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    16x24 portrait of one of the librarians we photograph (your choice).

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    "This show made possible by" Your name on one of the small sized 4x6 inch print traveling art shows. Printing and mounting photographs is expensive and will be the priciest element of this project. We'll be sure to send you photos of your show when it's hanging.

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    I'll photograph your library staff. Can't make it to ALA? I'll come to your library and photograph & interview your staff for the project (~15 people max). (Transportation and accommodation extra & negotiable, please email first to arrange.)

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    "This show made possible by" Your name on one of the large (11x14 print) sized traveling art shows. Printing and mounting photographs is expensive and will be the priciest element of this project. We'll be sure to send you photos of your show when it's hanging.

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