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Hundreds of library champions gather in Washington for 40th Annual National Library Legislative Day

This week, hundreds of library supporters met in D.C. to speak with their legislators about the importance of libraries. From May 5–6, 2014, more than 420 librarians, patrons, teens and parents met with members of Congress to discuss key library

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What to expect: National Library Legislative Day in photos

In a few weeks, hundreds of library champions will travel to Washington, D.C. to meet with their members of Congress during National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) to champion national library funding (registration is open). To help first-time advocates prepare for

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Hundreds Gather in D.C. for 39th Annual National Library Legislative Day

This week, hundreds of library supporters met in D.C. to speak with their legislators about the importance of libraries. From May 7–8, 2013, more than 350 librarians, patrons, trustees, educators and parents met with members of Congress to discuss key

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Counting on Advocates: Illinois Advocate Mary Ann Bretzlauf Awarded for Library Leadership

Today, library advocate Mary Ann Bretzlauf, of Gurnee, Ill., received the American Library Association’s White House Conference on Library and Information Services Taskforce Award for her commitment to supporting national libraries. Libraries are great equalizers—if they remain fairly funded. Bretzlauf

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Registration Open Now: National Library Legislative Day

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. Register now The event, which

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