It’s Not Too Late to Register for National Library Legislative Day!

National Library Legislative Day 2007 is just one month away. If you have not already registered, there is still time! The deadline for mail registration has been extended to April 23. Walk-in registration will also be available on the day of the event.

Please send your registration forms and fees for National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) to your state coordinator or to the Washington office. The registration form for NLLD can be printed from the ALA website.

Remember to include your registration fee in the amount of $20.00 with your registration form. Make checks payable to: National Library Legislative Day.

Please mail your registration form and fee either to your state coordinator or to:

ALA Washington Office
Attn: Erin Haggerty
1615 New Hampshire Ave, NW, First Floor
Washington, DC 20009-2520

Come and participate in National Library Legislative Day 2007! Join hundreds of library supporters from across the country visiting Members of Congress to share stories about libraries in your communities and to talk about the needs and accomplishments of libraries in your area.

April 30, Pre-Conference Event

On Monday, April 30, there will be a pre-conference event sponsored by the Association of Library Trustees and Advocates (ALTA) and the American Library Association’s Washington Office. The event — “Introduction to National Library Legislative Day: Why Your Participation is Important; What to Do and How to Do It” — is designed to provide tips on how to make an impact during Hill visits and to help with the organization of presentations to your legislators. The two-hour session will be held at the ALA Washington Office, in the first floor conference room, from 3-5 p.m.

May 1, Legislative Briefing Day

Holiday Inn on the Hill
415 New Jersey Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001

May 2, 33rd Annual National Library Legislative Day

Capitol Hill, Washington DC

Walk the halls of Capitol Hill and bring important messages from the library community to Members of Congress. A congressional reception will follow your Hill visits from 5-7 p.m.

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National Library Legislative Day 2007 is sponsored by the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies, District of Columbia Library Association, Special Libraries Association, American Library Association, participating state library and media associations, and other contributing organizations and individuals.

For more information and to register or make a contribution please visit the ALA Washington Office web page.

Can’t make it to Washington, DC, for Legislative Day? Participate in Virtual Library Legislative Day!

About Jacob Roberts

Jacob Roberts is the communications specialist for the ALA Washington Office.

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