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  1. Public Charge and Its Potential Impact on Library Services

    By: Maggie Shawcross, Adult Services Librarian, High Plains Library District A few months back I was approached by a patron. She asked me if I knew about public charge and its implication to those who were seeking residency status or citizenship. She was ...

    AHAYES - 06/21/2019 - 09:03 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  2. Building Bridges: Creating Success Before the First Year

      By: April Sheppard, Assistant Library Director, Arkansas State University Working in an academic library, one quickly learns the impact that library use can have on first-year student success. Not only do we get immediate feedback in the thanks we recei ...

    AHAYES - 06/13/2019 - 09:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  3. Intangible Barriers: One Approach for Senior Adult Services

      By: Celise Reech-Harper, Associate Director, Beauregard Parish Library Accessibility and inclusivity are often discussed in terms of physical barriers to reaching resources: distances that are too long, rooms that are not navigable, presentations that a ...

    AHAYES - 06/06/2019 - 09:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  4. Academic Libraries Have Outreach Too!: University of Michigan and the Washtenaw County Summer Youth Program

      By: Monica Porter, Access Services Supervisor, University of Michigan, Shapiro Library and Substitute Librarian, Ypsilanti District Library Academic Outreach and Young People! I am an Access Services Supervisor and a librarian by degree at the Universit ...

    AHAYES - 05/31/2019 - 13:40 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. Arrange a Congressional Tour of Your Library

    It is vital to get elected officials and community leaders into these spaces and show them what you are doing and what you could do if you had more resources. There's no substitute for actually coming in. By inviting them for a visit or tour, you can ...

    EWAGNER - 06/20/2019 - 14:47 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  6. Homeschoolers and the Public Library

      By: Christina Caputo, Youth Services Librarian, Arlington Heights Memorial Library Once upon a time, in a land not so far away, all children were homeschooled. Presently, home-based learning has rising numbers of families opting for home-based teaching ...

    AHAYES - 05/23/2019 - 09:50 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  7. Defending Intellectual Freedom: LGBTQ+ Materials in School Libraries: Advocacy Library Teaser

    Defending Intellectual Freedom: LGBTQ+ Materials in School Libraries A 2018 ALA Emerging Leaders team was charged with creating a guide for American Association of School Librarians (AASL) to support school librarians in addressing challenges related to c ...

    EWAGNER - 06/11/2019 - 10:53 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  8. Cultivating Your Local Notables: Advocacy Library Teaser

    Cultivating Your Local Notables Every community, whether it’s a town, an organization, or an educational institution, has local notables (and maybe some genuine celebrities) who can step forward and speak out personally and passionately in support of the ...

    EWAGNER - 06/11/2019 - 10:51 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  9. Choose Privacy Week: Advocacy Library Teaser

    Choose Privacy Week Choose Privacy Week is the American Library Association’s annual, week-long event that promotes the importance of individual privacy rights and celebrates libraries and librarians’ unique role in protecting privacy in the library and i ...

    EWAGNER - 06/11/2019 - 10:49 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  10. Banned Books Week: Advocacy Library Teaser

    Banned Books Week Banned Books Week is an annual event, usually the last week in September, that brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types — to draw national attention ...

    EWAGNER - 06/11/2019 - 10:48 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues