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To learn more about the key issues facing America’s libraries and librarians and to talk to an ALA spokesperson, please contact:

Macey Morales
Deputy Director 
ALA Public Awareness Office

Heather Cho
Media Relations Specialist
Public Awareness Office 

Steve Zalusky 
Communications Specialist 
Public Awareness Office

To discuss issues that relate to ALA’s Washington, DC office, please contact:

Shawnda Hines
Press Officer
ALA Washington Office
(202) 628-8410 

Resources for Reporters

2017 State of America's Libraries Report
Get up to date information about issues facing libraries.

Press Releases from the American Library Association

Press Kits on a variety of topics

Press Credential Guidelines

School Libraries in Crisis Press Kit

Library Fact Sheets
Good background information for stories about libraries

About ALA President Julie Todaro


"District Dispatch" - Washington Office Blog


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