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October 15, 2008 Press Release "Librarian documentary to begin DVD sales on website"

Movie review from Film International, Vol. 6 No. 3, Fall 2008.

Movie review in the Edmonton Journal, June 9, 2008

Live radio Interview on WBLC, Bloomington, Ill. on April 29, 2008

Interlochen (MI) Public Radio interview with Tom Kramer on April 11, 2008.

Irish Film Institute brochure featuring a special screening of The Hollywood Librarian, March 2008.

RTE Radio interview on The Dave Fanning Show, Dublin, Ireland, Feb 28, 2009

"Librarians don't often get the credit they deserve" Kansas City Star, Jan 29, 2008.

Front page headline "Librarians have their day in film," Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, WI), Oct 4.

Willliamsport, PA Sun-Gazette article, Oct. 4.

Three screenings in Ontario, Canada were announced here.

Two Huntington, Vermont press items:  "Weekly
" listing and the Public Library web site

The Mustang Daily (San Luis Obispo, CA) on Oct. 3, "Banning Books? Bad News"

Broomfield, Colorado piece from Sept. 30, "Real lives of librarians revealed on big screen."

Arizona Republic piece, "Southwest Valley libraries join in Banned Books week," Sept. 29.

Westbrook, Maine coverage by reporter Gordon Lane in the American Journal, Sept. 27:  "Warren Library Goes Hollywood"

The Kathleen Dunn Show's interview with Ann  on Wisconsin Public Radio from Sept. 27  (in RealPlayer).

The University of Colorado-Denver Advocate piece, "GoScreen: The Hollywood Librarian" on Sept 26.

UIUC News Bureau (Champaign, IL)reports "Film looks at librarians as seen through Hollywood's sometimes unfair eyes" on Sept. 26, 2007

Racine Journal Times 9/23/07  Reporter David Steinkraus does an in-depth film review here:  "Sssshhhhh! Documentary focuses on librarians in films, and makes the case for libraries as the seat of civilization"

The Norfolk NPR affiliate WHRV-FM interview with Ann Seidl, the writer and director, from August 21, 2007

"Film slams the book on silly librarian stereotypes" in the Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette, September 23, 2007

HL LogoSeptember 14, 2007 Press Release "First-ever librarian documentary film announces nationwide release beginning September 29" picked up the story of the documentary and its unusual librarian-turned-director and unique rollout during Banned Books Week (July 19, 2007).

Baltimore Times covered ALA past-president Carla Hayden and gave a good mention of The Hollywood Librarian.  (July 7, 2007) 

"T-town Librarian Shows up on Big Screen" by Josh Mrozinski at the New Age Examiner (June 27, 2007)

Director Ann Seidl on the red carpetThe Washington Post covered the PREMIERE of the film at ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.  Monica Hesse reported on the story which headlined "The Modern Librarian: A Role Worth Checking Out."  (June 24, 2007)

School Library Journal's interview with writer/director Ann Seidl. (12/27/06)

"Hollywood Librarian vs. Real Thing" by Leonard Kniffel American Libraries (June/July 2005 Issue)

Mention in the April 1, 2005 Library Journal about the film!

Press Release: April 5, 2005 "Librarian documentary crew films Scorsese, Bradbury"

Press Release: March 3, 2005 "Librarian documentary obtains seed money"

Read Ann's December 2004 Spotlight Film Review of TNT's The Librarian: Quest for the Spear for ALA.

Listen online to a rundown of the draft script for the film at the Dynix Web Institute site (November 2004, 53 minutes)

Read ALA Past President Sarah Long's article about the documentary in The Daily Herald, July 26, 2004

"The Hollywood Librarian: An Interview with Ann Seidl" by Kathleen Hughes. Public Libraries (Mar/Apr 2003 Issue)

Peoria Journal-Star, July 2003, by Steve Tarter