Office for Library Advocacy

Office for Library Advocacy

American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2795
Phone: 312.280.2428
Fax: 312.280.3255 


The Office for Library Advocacy (OLA) supports the efforts of advocates seeking to improve libraries of all types by developing resources, a peer-to-peer advocacy network, and training for advocates at the local, state, and national level.

Oversight Groups

  • ALA Committee on Library Advocacy
  • Advocacy Coordinating Group                                                                                                                             

Information on Office for Library Advocacy oversight groups.


Marci Merola
312.280.2431; 800.545.2433, ext. 2431

Joaquin Falcon
Communications Specialist
312.280.2428; 800.545.2433, ext. 2428

Megan Murray Cusick
Grassroots Specialist
312.280.2423, 800.545.2433, ext. 2423