Turn the Page with Free, Online Advocacy Training
Registration has opened for the October 31–December 12 session of Turning the Page 2.0, a free, online advocacy training program for public libraries, developed and presented by the Public Library Association (PLA) with generous support from The Bill &Melinda Gates Foundation.
Free Marketing Toolkit for Rural Libraries Available
A newly updated version of the popular “Small but Powerful Guide to Winning Big Support for Your Rural Library” is now available from the ALA Office for Literacy and Outreach Services as a free print or digital edition.
ALA Council Supports Out of School Library Programs
The Council of the American Library Association (ALA) passed a resolution encouraging ALA members to tell their legislators, as well as local and national organizations and associations, about the value to their library of Out of School library programs.
Get Legislators in Your Library!
One of the best ways to get legislators to listen to (and, more important, support) you is to show them what your library does to benefit the community. Believe it or not, members of Congress still think of libraries as “those places with all the books.”