Free Training Guides

Need some quick tips and ideas? Just download these free training guides on political literacy and library advocacy today.

If your library is going to the voters in the next few years, or if you want to build political support for your library, you can get a head start on your campaign today.

These guides are excerpts from our books from ALA Editions.

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Written by two experienced library campaigners, these action-driven manuals are filled with concrete steps that librarians, library staff, and boards can take to ensure that political support is there when they need it the most. Winning Elections and Influencing Politicians for Library Funding helps readers understand the strategies, resources, and tactics necessary for positive political action; Before the Ballot: Building Political Support for Library Funding is designed to help library leaders understand and navigate the political nature of their work in the years leading up to a ballot measure or political initiative.