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Advocacy is integral to achieving the library mission. Whether at the , , or level, delivering a compelling story to the right decision maker can make a big difference, but being an effective library advocate goes beyond contacting legislators when a critical bill is on the floor for a vote.

Advocacy is a year-round commitment to building relationships with elected officials and decision makers at every level of government. Strengthening these connections help promote an understanding of the economic, cultural, and community values of libraries at the local, statewide, and national levels.

From best practices for and local , to one-pagers on issues like digital equity, library funding, and more, 港澳台图库provides resources to develop a year-round advocacy strategy and information to enhance your knowledge of library-related policy issues. Browse the website or .

When it comes to speaking up for libraries, there's strength in numbers. to receive real-time action alerts and updates on federal policy issues related to the library field.