Cheat Sheet: Create an Event Flyer

1.      Choose a template

LibraryAware has lots of templates to start from. When choosing a template, choose one with the layout you like—colors, fonts, and images can all be changed later!

  • Click Create Item under your promotion. This will take you to the search bar. You can also click on the Home button at the top to browse recently added templates or use the search bar to find specific templates by typing in keywords like “summer reading” or “storytime.”

  • Use the Refine Results limiters on the left to narrow down your results by organizations, formats, and audience.
  • Once you have found a template you would like to use, click the blue Create button. 
  • Look over our Design Best Practices Strategy page for tips from our graphic designers on how to make your flyer visually appealing!


2. Add your Event Text 

Enter the event details that your patrons need to know!
  • In the existing text boxes, enter your event information
  • If you need additional text boxes, click Text from the left panel and drag over the text style that you want to add
  • Highlight your text to change the font, size, or color
  • Move or delete any of your text boxes

3. Add Images

Get even more creative with your flyer by adjusting the images.
  • Click on the image and click the Swap Image button
  • Click Select Image under a new image, then use the handles on the image to change the size or enlarge/shrink the image, and use the mouse to move it around
  • Add any additional images, like image "shapes"
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What else can you do with it?


  • Click Save
  • Click the Print button
  • Hover over the Print Preview and click the Print icon to send the flyer to your printer

Post to Facebook

  • Click Save
  • Click the Publish To button and select Facebook
  • Under Post Content, enter a message to go along with the flyer
  • Click Post Now or Schedule for Later
  • Click Save
  • Click the Publish To button and select Pinterest
  • Click the Pin It button
  • Sign into Pinterest and save the flyer to your board

Post to NoveList Select in your catalog

  • Click Save
  • Click the Publish To button and select Catalog
  • Select when you want to post it
  • Enter a title and description
  • Select relevant audiences and subject headings
  • Click Save Publication Event




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