Who should be a library advocate?
Anybody who believes in the importance of libraries and access to information! This includes library trustees and friends, library users (including children and their parents), educators, community leaders, volunteers, and librarians.
A library advocate:
- Believes in the value of the library.
- Supports equitable access to information in a democratic society.
- Works with others to get the message out on the importance of libraries.
- Does not have to work in a library or be a library board member.
- Loves the library for the many services it provides.
What can you do to advocate for LARL?
- Stay informed.
- Be enthusiastic and upbeat.
- Share your library story!
- Contact local and state legislators to discuss important issues and to thank them for their support.
- Communicate with local groups like Rotary so that you can network with local leaders and enable them to become aware of what the library does and can do for them.
- Support the Library on social media, (find us on Twitter and Facebook) and share important news and updates with friends and your online community.