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Together We Can Make a Difference

Imagine the impact if all of us who care about children and libraries arrived together in Washington urging our legislators to support the crucial work we do! Can’t make it to Washington? Neither can I. But you and I and … Continue reading

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Everyday Advocacy for Everyone!

Hey ALSCers! Just as it takes a village to raise a child, it takes the whole library to provide excellent library services to patrons of all ages and it takes the whole library’s efforts to effectively advocate! You and your … Continue reading

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It’s Everyday Advocacy with Take Action Tuesday!

Hey, ALSC members! Weren’t you just saying you’d love to get more involved with Everyday Advocacy but could use a little help digging in? Well, no worries. We’ve got you covered! On Tuesday, February 25, the Advocacy & Legislation Committee … Continue reading

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New Year, New Resolution

 Happy New Year, everyone!  I hope that 2014 is a stellar year for you and for your library. Now is the time that many of us are engaging in New Year’s resolutions.  They no doubt run the gamut from dropping … Continue reading

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Survey Says…

The Pew survey, How Americans Value Public Libraries in Their Communities by Kathryn Zickuhr, Lee Rainie, Kristen Purcell and Maeve Duggan, was released on December 11, 2013, and it provides us with some solid food for thought with regard to … Continue reading

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Rock Out and Advocate!

In thinking about this blog, I became excited about the idea of having other people not just respond to something written by me, but actually write the initial piece in order to enrich and vary perspective.  I asked Christy Estrovitz … Continue reading

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Summer Reading as a Gold Mine for Advocacy

Summer is over and many of us breathe a sigh of relief as summer reading/learning programs end and we move on to the rhythms of the school year.  However, summer programs can be a gold mine for advocacy, not just … Continue reading

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The Advocacy & Legislation Committee Wants to Hear From You!

Hello everyone!  My name is Toni Bernardi and I am Head of Children and Youth Services at the San Francisco Public Library.  I am also the new Chair of the ALSC Advocacy and Legislation Committee and face the daunting task … Continue reading

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