Author Archives: Ann Ewbank

A visit to Senator Tester’s field office

Senator Tester speaking at a town hall meeting.

I moved to Montana three years ago when I accepted a position as director of Montana State University’s School Library Media preparation program. Like any good librarian, the very first thing I did when I moved to Bozeman was obtain my library card. And like any good library advocate, the second thing I did was learn about Montana politics. Montana ... Read More »

The way forward – better together

ALA Washington Office logo

Guest post by the Chair of the Committee on Legislation, Dr. Ann Dutton Ewbank. ALA’s Washington Office has, for the past 70+ years, been the voice of libraries in the nation’s capital. That voice — your voice — has had a significant positive impact on laws, policies and attitudes that deeply affect matters about which libraries and librarians care deeply ... Read More »