As retired librarians and library workers now is the time to become an active advocate for the libraries you love. Learn fast and easy ways you can make a huge impact on libraries and librarianship. Emily Sheketoff, Executive Director of the ALA Washington office, will cover ways to have an impact on ;you federal elected officials. Marci Merola, Director of the ALA Office for Library Advocacy will cover matters of a more local nature. Our third panelist will be Jan Sanders, Director of the Pasadena Public Library, will relate some of the successful advocacy projects she has implemented and tell you how you can do it too. Without the restrictions of a full time job now is the time to speak out for libraries as a private citizen. Your voice is powerful.
Meeting Type: Program
Content Area: Transforming: Community Relationships
Interests: Advocacy, Community Engagement, Friends Groups, Leadership, Legislation, Public Relations, Rural and Small Libraries, Strategic Planning, Trends and Forecasting, Urban Libraries
Type of Library: Academic, Community College, Corporate, Elementary School, Federal, Government, High School, Law, Library School, Medical, Middle School, Museum, Native, Public, Retired, Seeking Employment
Cost: Included with full conference registration.