Every Voice Makes A Difference!

“Frontline librarians and library staff should be engaged and empowered to articulate the value of their respective libraries and their value as library employees. By working with their library administrators and at their own comfort level, they can be their library’s connection to the people they know best—users, friends, relatives, and neighbors.”–Dr. Camila Alire, 2009-2010 President, American Library Association

Download the Every Voice Makes a Difference! flashcards for basic tips to get you get started advocating for your public, school, academic or special library. We encourage everyone who works with libraries to put these tips and examples to work. The more you practice, the easier and more natural it will become! Here are some basic tips to help you get started.

Flashcards are available in packs of 25 for $5 (includes shipping and handling). To order, please email ola@ala.org.

Public Library

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School Library

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Academic Library

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Special Library

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