Tools and Materials PDF Print

Tools and support materials are available to Alliance Partners, Sponsors, and others to assist in efforts to promote Choose Civility. Numerous tools have been created and are available for free from the Choose Civility web site store, at Library branches, and through participating organizations. Visit the Civility Store on this web site for available items.

Choose Civility Presentation - A PowerPoint presentation developed by Valerie Gross, CEO, Howard County Library. Presentation demonstrates the nexus of the Choose Civility Howard County Initiative and highlights achievements. 

Car Magnets and Window Decals - Nearly 60,000 magnets and numerous window decals are displayed on cars and in offices, schools, and homes throughout Howard County and beyond our borders. Courtesy of Choose Civility sponsors, the magnets and decals are available for free at any Howard County Library branch, from Choose Civility Alliance Partners, or from the Civility Store for the low cost of shipping and handling.  Donations may be given to customer service staff at any Howard County Library branch.


Faces of Civility Posters - A series of fifteen posters for use in organizations and public spaces, Faces of Civility builds awareness of the initiative. Each poster features one of the Principles of Civility with a quote and photograph of a Howard County leader or citizen from diverse perspectives of the county. The posters can be used individually or as a group. They are available to businesses, organizations, and individuals downloadable from the Free Materials page. Also available on the Free Materials page, templates of the posters can be customized with a person's name and photograph.

Choose Civility Book Lists - Howard County Library System staff developed lists of civility-related books for children, teens, adults, and workplaces. They are available at any HCLS branch or downloadable from the Free Materials page.