NYLA’s Library Advocacy Day WEDNESDAY, February 27, 2019

Each year library advocates from across New York State converge on Albany to voice their support for funding and policies that benefit libraries. Together our efforts have resulted in over $17M in additional library aid since 2011. Summary of Event Most activities will take place in the Legislative Office Building (LOB). The LOB is most [...]

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Testimony Now Available – December 13 Assembly Hearing on Library Funding

Dr. Colleen D. Sadowski, Chair of the Regents Advisory Council on Libraries, announced today that a video recording of the December 13 Assembly Standing Committee on Libraries and Education Technology Public Hearing on library funding is now available at: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/future/index. Also available on the Creating the Future: A 2020 Vision webpage are copies of written […]

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Take Action for Libraries

New York’s Libraries Information Network <NYLINE@LISTSERV.NYSED.GOV>; on behalf of; Jeremy Johannesen director@NYLA.ORG[NYLINE] Federal Level Library Advocacy NYLINE@LISTSERV.NYSED.GOV  Take your library advocacy to the next level this year – join us for National Library Legislative Day 2016!The event will be held in Washington, D.C. on May 2-3, 2016 at the Liaison Hotel. Over the course of […]

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Library Advocacy Day in Albany– March 2 Can trustees have an impact on state funding for library aid? You bet we can!

Can trustees have an impact on state funding for library aid? You bet we can! When trustees, professionals and friends of libraries combine energies to bring a common message to state legislators, they listen! We provide the facts and rational for legislators to bring to Senate and Assembly budget deliberations. The message? Libraries are education. State library […]

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