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Involve young people in library advocacy

Guest post by Katie Bowers, Campaigns Director for the Harry Potter Alliance. The Harry Potter Alliance (HPA) is an organization that uses the power of story to turn fans into heroes. Each spring, the HPA hosts an annual worldwide literacy campaign known as “Accio Books“. Started in 2009, Accio Books…

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ALA Washington announces 2016 WHCLIST winner

This week, the American Library Association (ALA) Washington Office announced that Dan A. Aldridge of Winterville, GA is the winner of the 2016 White House Conference on Library and Information Services (WHCLIST) Award. Given to a non-librarian participant attending National Library Legislative Day, the award covers hotel fees and includes…

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WHCLIST application deadline approaches

Library advocates! There is still time to apply for this year’s White House Conference on Library and Information Services Taskforce (WHCLIST) award. Applications are due on April 1, 2016 (no joke!). This award is granted to a non-librarian participant in National Library Legislative Day (NLLD). The winner receives a stipend of…

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National Library Legislative Day 2016

It’s that time again! Registration for the 42nd annual National Library Legislative Day is open. This year, the event will be held in Washington, D.C. on May 2-3, 2016, bringing hundreds of librarians, trustees, library supporters, and patrons to Washington, D.C. to meet with their Members of Congress and rally…

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