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Library advocates make the local editorial pages

Pile of letters with "Letters to the Editor" written on top

In response to President Trump’s proposed federal budget cuts, library professionals and supporters have sent a clear message to members of Congress and in their local editorial pages (see our previous post on writing letters to the editor). While the proposed elimination of IMLS and deep funding cuts for libraries is not news to us, many (if not most!) people in our ... Read More »

After calling Congress, write a letter to the editor

Pile of letters with "Letters to the Editor" written on top

The single most impactful action you can take to save funding for libraries right now is to contact your member of Congress directly. Once you’ve done that, there is another action you can take to significantly amplify your voice and urge public support for libraries: writing a letter to the editor of your local newspaper. (Examples published subsequent to this ... Read More »