Arrange a Congressional Tour of Your Library

Invite your member of Congress or elected official to a virtual tour of your library - raise awareness and build a relationship to help cultivate a library champion. You can use our checklist for planning a virtual tour or an in-person tour, and watch an example tour hosted by Clinton-Macomb Public Library's Larry Neal, featuring Rep. Andy Levin (D-MI-9). You can also check out another example tour hosted by Loudoun County Public library, featuring Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA-10).


New Tools!

Download In-Person Visit Checklist

Want to conduct an in-person tour of your library with a legislator? Download ALA's new In-Person Tour Checklist.

Download Virtual Visit Checklist

Want to learn more about conducting a virtual tour of your library for an elected official? Download ALA's new Virtual Tour Checklist.

Congressional Calendar

Want to know the best time to send the invitation? Download ALA's 2022 Congressional calendar.