URGENT ALERT: More calls needed: Tell all House members to vote NO on the Garrett amendment #35 to the Continuing Resolution FY2011 that would cut all funding for the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
E-mail via Capwiz or call your representative at (202) 224-3121 today and tell him or her to oppose Amendment #35 to the Continuing Resolution!
Amendment #35, submitted by U.S. Rep. Scott Garret (R-NJ), seeks to zero out the Institute of Museum and Library Services, eliminating all federal funding in the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).
Message to Your Representative:
- Libraries are essential to every community, and federal funding is critical for ensuring library resources and services remain available to their constituents.
- LSTA supports all kinds of libraries including school, academic, and public libraries.
- Public libraries are the primary source of no-fee access to the Internet and are active in assisting the public with online job searches, e-government services, and lifelong learning.