Registration is now open for the 39th annual National Library Legislative Day, the two-day advocacy event where hundreds of library supporters, leaders and patrons meet with their members of Congress to champion national library funding.
The event, which is hosted by the American Library Association, will be held May 7-8, 2013, in Washington, D.C. As part of the event, participants will receive training and briefings to prepare them for meetings with their members of Congress.
A scholarship opportunity is available for first-time National Library Legislative Day participants. The White House Conference on Library and Information Services Taskforce (WHCLIST) and the ALA Washington Office are calling for nominations for the WHCLIST Award, the award provides a stipend ($300 and two free nights at a D.C. hotel) to a non-librarian participant in National Library Legislative Day. Apply now.