Register Today for National Library Legislative Day!

NLLD logoNational Library Legislative Day (NLLD) 2008 is approaching fast; it’s May 13 and 14! But don’t worry: if you have not already registered there is still time.

The deadline for mail-in registration is April 4. To register, please visit the Washington Office’s NLLD registration page.

Please send your NLLD registration forms and fees to your state coordinator, who will forward the materials 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.

Again, please mail your registration form and fee to your state coordinator.

Concerning Accomodations

Please be advised: the Holiday Inn on the Hill, where NLLD attendees receive a special ALA rate, has sold out! Other Capitol Hill hotels.

Pre-conference Event

On Monday, May 12, 2008, 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 pre-conference will be held in the ALA Washington Office’s first floor conference room at 1615 New Hampshire Ave, NW, Washington, DC, 20009 from 3 – 5 p.m.

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Legislative Day Luncheon

Join your academic and research colleagues at a special ACRL Luncheon during the briefing day, Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at the Holiday Inn on the Hill. Speaker to be announced. RSVP by Monday, April 28, 2008, for the complimentary luncheon here.

About Jacob Roberts

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

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