National Library Legislative Day is a two-day advocacy event that brings hundreds of librarians, trustees, library supporters, and patrons to Washington, D.C. to meet with their members of Congress to rally support for library issues and policies. Participants will receive advocacy tips and training, along with important issues briefings prior to their meetings.
*Please note that new advocate training will be held on May 1st during briefing day this year.
Due to increased interest in National Library Legislative Day 2017, we have reached capacity on registration. If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com or sign up to participate online.
Call toll free 1-888-513-7445. Be sure to reference the American Library Association group when making reservations, or provide the Reservation ID: American Library Assn – National Library Legislative Day
Please Note: If you are planning on booking nights outside our room block (May 1-2), you must book the additional nights separately in order to take advantage of the discount.
Do you need some suggestions on important ideas to talk about with your legislators and other stakeholders? We have them right here! Remember: Legislative Day is Feb. 22. If you can’t attend in person, send an email to be sure your legislator knows about the important work you are doing in libraries!!
The Minnesota Library Association (MLA) and the Information
and Technology Educators of Minnesota (ITEM) support state funding for the following programs that sustain library services in Minnesota:
Please register now for at least one day at the Minnesota State Capitol (March 4 and 5), where the focus is on library issues! The 2014 MLA/MEMO Library Legislative Day is an opportunity for library advocates (you, your staff and board, your patrons, other library lovers) to gather at the Minnesota State Capitol to show support and raise awareness of issues for libraries. There is no charge for this event, and the registration link is ready for you now!
Mark your calendars, 2014 MN Library Legislative Day
Minnesota Library Legislative Day has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
Base of operations for the day will be Room 400 N in the State Office Building, in St. Paul.
Additional details will be made available as that date draws closer.
Jim Weikum, 2014 Chair, MLA Legislative Committee
Arrowhead Library System Mountain Iron, MN