Give us your best shots and choose a maximum of 5 favorite photos to share on Flickr. Keep a record of your own photos as a backup for future use. Access to Flickr will open in February and close by March 1. Please plan to complete your uploads by that time.
By uploading photos to the Take Your Child to the Library Day Flickr account, you are verifying that you have permission from the subjects photographed (the subject’s parent or guardian if under 18)(sample photo release).
Go to www.flickr.com
- Click on "Sign in" in the upper right corner of the page.
- Yahoo! ID: See PDF link for directions
- Password: see above.
- Click "Upload photos and videos"
- Click "Choose photos and videos." Locate your photos from your source and open/upload.
- IMPORTANT: Identify and include a brief description or caption for each photo. Each photo should include the name of the library and a description so everyone will know where it is from and what the photo is about (example: Waterford Public Library, [program]).
- Create a 'set' for your library. Follow the instructions below - it's easy!
*Note: It takes about 10 minutes to be able to view new uploads on our TCYL Day website.
Be sure your photos are available to the public. It should default to this but if not, check that the owner/privacy settings in the right-hand column say “Anyone can see this photo.” Found on each individual photo upload in Flickr.
Making a "Set" of Photos in Flickr - After you've logged in to Flickr, uploaded and named your photos
- Choose the "Organize and Create" link at the top of the Flickr page.
- Choose the "Sets and Collections" tab.
- Choose "Create a new: set"
- Name your new set using Your Library's Name.
- Find, drag and drop your photos into the box and click "Save". Voila!