In case you missed her last year, Carolyn Forsman is back! Please visit booth 3431 in the exhibits area at ALA’s Annual Conference in Chicago to check out her new designs – including the brand new “Obama Makes History” Front Page Newspaper Pins. As always, Carolyn has an incredible assortment of affordable gifts (top retail price of $50) that will make you smile. Her famous Banned Books bracelets are now joined by necklaces and pins, along with her standard flashing “spike” rings, glowing necklaces, peace symbol jewelry, and newspaper headline pins. Proceeds from her sales go to support the important work of the Freedom to Read Foundation.
Carolyn’s jewelry is currently featured in the Museum of Modern Art (9 different styles) and Signals catalog, along with various other museums and book/gift/library shops worldwide. A former librarian and ALA Councilor, Carolyn has raised over $100,000 through the years for the Freedom to Read Foundation, and was named to the Foundation’s Roll of Honor in 2001.
We highly encourage you to visit her at booth 3431, browse for some summer gifts, and support the critical First Amendment work of the Freedom to Read Foundation.