Advocacy for Your Library During a Crisis

How can you work with your local elected officials on library advocacy during this time of COVID-19, and beyond? Learn how to approach advocacy during a time of crisis, and how to craft your messaging for success. A panel of expert speakers will provide guidance. Hear tips for Trustees, Friends, Foundations, and other community-based advocacy groups, as well as library staff.

Presented Live: April 15, 2020


Deborah Doyle
President, California Public Library Advocates
Chair, Sonoma County Public Library Commission


Peter Pearson
Founder/Senior Consultant for Library Strategies Consulting Group

Libby Post
CEO, Communication Services

Megan Murray Cusick
Assistant Director for State Advocacy, ALA Public Policy and Advocacy

Sonja Plummer Eyler
Librarian, Mark & Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle, Maine