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Volunteers needed for Library Day on the Hill

The ALA Washington Office is seeking 50 volunteers for Library Day on the Hill! Volunteers will have the unique opportunity to join thousands of librarians who will walk the corridors of Capitol Hill and show the value of libraries to Members of Congress. A description of volunteer posts and duties appears below.

Volunteers are needed to:

  1. Greet participants and direct them to buses;
  2. Distribute free T-shirts;
  3. Direct participants to Congressional Office Buildings;
  4. Distribute informational handout to event participants;
  5. Be in front of each Congressional Building directing participants to their representatives’ offices and answer questions.

Two training and briefing sessions will be held for volunteers on Monday, June 25, in the Convention Center, Room 204-C.

  • First Session: 1:30 – 2:15 p.m.
  • Second Session: 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.

For more information on volunteering or to volunteer please send an email to Erin Haggerty at

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Jacob Roberts is the communications specialist for the ALA Washington Office.


  1. Jan Hamilton [Visitor] Jan Hamilton [Visitor]

    Will confirmation for participants be send out? I signed up to attend the Librarain Day on the Hill and have received no confirmation.


  2. I have confirmation. Is there a training for participants? What is the expected appropriate dress for participants for this day?

  3. I have confirmation.for a librarian that come from Albania is a very good experience

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