Do you like libraries?
Do you want to have well-funded libraries?
At CMLE Headquarters, we do too!!
We encourage you all to consider attending the Minnesota Library Legislative day. It will happen on Wednesday, February 22, with an optional ceremony and briefing session the night before that. Register in advance, so everyone can be excited to look forward to seeing you there! Continue reading Let’s Advocate! Library Legislative Day!!
From the ALA’s Everyday Advocacy program!
It’s Take Action Tuesday and Week Two of the Winter 2017 Everyday Advocacy Challenge!
Deliver your introductory elevator speech to a local elected official or staff person.
Last week, you wrote a brief elevator speech (http://www.ala.org/everyday-advocacy/speak-out/write-elevator-speech) to help you introduce yourself to your library community’s alderman, the town mayor, or local government staff member.
This week, your challenge is to try it out! Continue reading Everyday Advocacy continues!
It’s Take Action Tuesday and Week One of the Winter 2017 Everyday Advocacy Challenge!
Write an elevator speech to introduce yourself to a local elected official.
With a new presidential administration about to take office, now’s the perfect time to get to know your local elected officials.
This week, write a brief elevator speech—no more than a sentence or two—to help you introduce yourself to your library community’s alderman, the town mayor, or local government staff members. Continue reading Try the Everyday Advocacy Challenge!
Check out some really great book advocacy here!!
Have you ever seen a motorcycle group promoting literacy and reading? A group of bikers in Michigan did just that, to promote this book:
Continue reading The Infamous Ratsos: Bikers & Lessons on Kindness
At CMLE Headquarters we are all about library advocacy!! So we are excited to pass on to you the chance to do some fun, and valuable, advocacy work for your library!
This is a challenge from the Association for Library Service to Children. You can be part of a cohort of library people who do some advocacy work, and have the support of your cohort in providing great service! Sound like an adventure to you? Click through to see the details: Continue reading Take the Everyday Advocacy Challenge!