What Do the Midterms Mean for Your Library? An American Libraries Live Webcast

For Immediate Release
Tue, 11/06/2018


Colton Ursiny

Administrative Assistant

ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions


CHICAGO — What will the upcoming midterm elections mean for your library and community? Join us for a free 60-minute webinar at 11:30 a.m. ET on Friday, Nov. 9 where we’ll provide an overview of key results from the 2018 elections and explore their implications. ALA’s Washington Office will dig into how the outcomes could affect engagement from library advocates and how ALA’s upcoming advocacy plans will align.

As a webinar participant you will learn

  • The library-related implications of the 2018 election results
  • How the results affect the library policy agenda, outreach, and advocacy plans for 2019 and beyond
  • Specific policy and political opportunities for ALA and libraries

Confirmed panelists:

  • Jim Neal, immediate past president of ALA, will moderate
  • Alan Inouye, senior director of public policy and government relations, ALA
  • Vic Klatt, principal, Penn Hill Group, Washington, D.C.
  • Gigi Sohn, distinguished fellow at Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law and Policy and a Benton senior fellow and public advocate

American Libraries Live cover the full spectrum of library topics. Each program lasts 60 minutes. With the help of real-time technology, it’s like having your own expert on hand.  To receive e-mail reminders, register here. If you’re unable to attend live, this event will be recorded and available at americanlibrarieslive.org/al-live shortly after it concludes.

For information about advertising or sponsoring an AL Live event, contact: Carrie Smith, American Libraries magazine, casmith@ala.org, (312) 280-4216. For general information or press inquiries about AL Live, contact: Colton Ursiny, Administrative Assistant, cursiny@ala.org, (312) 280-5100.