For immediate release | September 9, 2013

Declaration for the Right to Libraries webinar

CHICAGO – Join American Library Association (ALA) President Barbara Stripling and 2012-2013 ALA President Maureen Sullivan as they discuss the Declaration for the Right to Libraries and Stripling’s overarching “Libraries Change Lives” campaign from 2 - 3 p.m. Central time on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.

The webinar will provide an overview of Stripling’s vision for the declaration; practical uses of the declaration as a means to spark community conversation, and some of the declaration successes to date. Future plans, including a school library focus launching in October, will also be covered.

Both Sullivan and Stripling will discuss their mutual goals and partnerships, as well as ongoing work that promotes and benefits libraries of all types.

Registration is mandatory and limited to 100 participants. Visit the Adobe Connect event page to sign up today.


Joaquin Falcon

Communications Specalist

Office of Library Advocacy (OLA)