[Libs-Or] ALA Washington Office Webinar: Get Legislators in Your Library!

Diedre Conkling diedre08 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 17:27:30 PST 2009

ALA Washington Office Webinar: Get Legislators in Your Library!
November 10th, 2009 | Category: Grassroots
OGR <http://www.wo.ala.org/districtdispatch/?cat=17>

One of the best ways to get legislators to listen (and, more important,
support you) is to show them what your library does to benefit the
community. Believe it or not, members of Congress still think of libraries
as “those places with all the books.”

The good news is that your opportunities to make a real difference are just
around the corner. Members of Congress and their staff will be coming back
to their districts for the Thanksgiving and Winter District Work periods
(exact dates to be determined).

Whether it’s a meeting with your trustees, friends or employees, a visit to
your library or inviting legislators and staff to a holiday event, this
session will offer practical tips for making these visits as worthwhile as

*Date:* Wednesday, November 18, 2009
*Time:* 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST

After registering <https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/417322194> you will
receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the


Diedre Conkling
Lincoln County Library District
P.O. Box 2027
Newport, OR  97365
Work phone & fax:  541-265-3066
Work email:  diedre at beachbooks.org
Home email:  diedre08 at gmail.com
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