Citizen-Centric Library Advocacy: Building People Power for Your Branch

Citizen-Centric Library Advocacy: Building People Power for Your Branch

October 05, 2017, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Celeste Auditorium - NYPL 476 5th Ave

How can librarians and library patrons address some of the big issues challenging the field? Funding, net neutrality, and In every congressional district in the country, people like you are starting local groups and leading local actions. Whether advocacy work are second nature or you are just getting started, you can be an effective advocate. You already have the most important and valuable tool you need: your personal story. Come to this town hall meeting, hear a brief overview of shifting tides that may affect libraries across the country, and share your story.


  • Emily Wagner


  • NIcholas Higgins


  • Ricci Yuhico


  • Davis Erin Anderson


  • Robin Lester Anderson


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