For immediate release | June 7, 2016

Federal experts to walk libraries through government red tape and unfunded mandates at the 2016 ALA Annual Conference

ORLANDO, Fla.—Ever felt frustrated by the prospect of another unfunded mandate from the federal, local or state government? Empower yourself, your library and your community by learning to navigate major e-government resources and websites by attending “E-Government Services At your Library: Conquering An Unfunded Mandate,” a conference session that takes place at the 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference in Orlando, Fla. Learn about taxes, housing, aid to dependent families, social security, healthcare, services to veterans, legal issues facing librarians in e-government and more.
  • Jayme Bosio, government research services librarian, Palm Beach Library System, West Palm Beach, Fla.
  • Ryan Dooley, director, Miami Passport Agency, U.S. Department of State
  • Chris Janklow, community engagement coordinator, Palm Beach Library System, West Palm Beach, Fla.
WHEN: Thursday, June 23, 2016, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Orange County Convention Center
Room W103A
9800 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
REGISTER: To attend the conference session as a reporter, email Jazzy Wright, press officer, American Library Association’s Washington Office, at

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Jazzy Wright

Press Officer

American Library Association

ALA Washington Office