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Prize Wheel and Button Maker: Home

Information about the PALNI prize wheels and button maker: their benefits, and how to reserve and borrow.

Reserve the Prize Wheel or Button Maker

Prize Wheels or the Button Maker may be reserved by contacting Eric/Ruth at infocoordinators@palni.edu.

Prize Wheel Guidelines

PALNI has used some PALNI staff Research and Development funds to purchase two Prize Wheels that can be borrowed by PALNI schools. One has a permanent location with Eric Bradley at Goshen and one has a permanent location at Butler.
 
We envision these being used in workshops, open houses, and for general fun at events, including PALNI events.
 
The wheels can be borrowed from Eric or Ruth for a maximum of one month--possibly for a shorter period if there is a time frame they are in high demand like back to school or finals.
 
You can see a demo of Sally Neal trying out a wheel by watching this clip:
https://vimeo.com/130545318 The wheels can either be used at table height or at standing height.
 
Please note that the wheels weigh 40 lb including a case, and are not easy to transport.
 
Prize Wheels may be reserved by contacting Eric/Ruth at infocoordinators@palni.edu.
 
Templates for the prize spaces (there are 12) on the wheels can be obtained in Microsoft Word, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe PDF formats. (see Template Tab for links)
 
The center part of the wheels cannot be changed from the PALNI logo.
 
PALNI will not supply all of the prizes for the wheels, but will supply some PALNI logoed items as available.  We recommend purchasing prizes from Oriental Trading for large events and from Dollar Tree for smaller events.

Button Maker Guidelines

PALNI has one button maker that can be borrowed by PALNI schools. It is free to borrow but we do ask that each institution pays for their own buttons.
 
Templates for the buttons can be found in the Templates tab above, create your own, or find some freely available on the internet. The button size is 2.25 inches and a circular paper cutter comes with the button maker for easy cutting. 

The exact button maker: https://www.amazon.com/2-1-Inch-NEIL-Button-Machine/dp/B0042ST1MY

About Us

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Information Fluency Coordinators
Ruth Szpunar and Eric Bradley coordinate PALNI collaboration and communication on Reference, Instruction, and Outreach activities and develop best practices. They also assist libraries in providing support, services, and product information for learning, teaching, and research, as well as ways to assess and demonstrate that impact. Eric Bradley is the Head of Research & Instruction for Goshen College's Good Library. Both Ruth and Eric are co-founders of Aestiva Solutions.
Subjects:Events, RIO