***DEADLINE FOR REQUEST IS DUE THE BEGINNING OF THE MONTH, ONE MONTH PRIOR TO THE EVENT***(For example if request is for April 19th, form is due March 1st)
Publicity about the presence of Smyles at an event may include appearing on the library's events calendar, website, news releases and flyers, newsletter, email alerts and media advisory.
Programs policy: http://www.amespubliclibrary.org/Docs_PDFs/Policy/ProgramsPolicy.pdf
REQUIREMENTS FOR SMYLES APPEARANCEAt each event Smyles will need the following: 1)A place to change away from crowd 2)A place to secure personal items and bag while he is visitingNOTE: If it is raining, he can only be inside
Smyles does not talk or fight
If the event is 1 hour: Smyles will be available the full 60 minutes with a short break If the event is between 1 and 4 hours: Smyles will be able to spend 45 minutes at a time visiting with crowd At that point he needs to have a 10-15 minute break He will then be available for 30 minute increments with 10-15 minute breaks The maximum length of a Smyles appearance is 4 hours