Call to action for MN Library Legislative day!

Can’t make it down to the Capitol for MN Library Legislative day on March 2-3? CMLE has got you covered! Please take a moment to send an email to your legislator to help us put libraries on their radar!

Just follow these 3 simple steps to have your voice heard!

1) Click here to find out Who represents me? Enter in your Zip Code.
2) Click on one of your state legislators.
3) Find your legislator's email address. Some will have you fill out an online form, some will use your email program.

Need some help getting started? Start with the following subject.

Subject: I love libraries because....

Write your text or just tag on a sentence or two to one of these…

- Public libraries are the great equalizer, they serve people of every age, education level, income level, ethnicity and physical ability. I love my public library because... [fill in the blank]

- School libraries transform learning, build enthusiastic learners, and provide important space for thinking, making, and doing. I love my school library because... [fill in the blank]

- Academic libraries are the heart of the university, providing important spaces for thought and inquiry; often serving as breeding grounds for ideas. I love my academic library because... [fill in the blank]

- Special libraries exist in prisons, hospitals, museums, and other venues. My special library is important because... [fill in the blank]

Make sure to include your signature so they know you are a constituent.