Great time to Attend ALA Legislative Day

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Sign up for National Library Legislative Day 2017

This Year We NEED YOU

Registration for National Library Legislative Day 2017 is open! To find information about the event, to register, or to book a room in the hotel block, please visit

As with previous years, National Library Legislative Day 2017 will be held at the Liaison Hotel in Washington, DC. Hotel can fill up quickly so reserve as soon as possible.

Briefing day will take place on May 1st, and includes informational sessions about each of the most important legislation issues libraries are facing, as well as advocacy training with experts from the Campaign Workshop. On May 2nd, each state delegation will go to their meetings on the Hill with their elected officials.

Featured issues include:

  •     Federal Budget Cuts!
  •     Privacy and surveillance reform
  •     Copyright modernization
  •     Access to government information
  •     Affordable broadband access
  •     Net neutrality protection

Registration this year is $50 and includes entry into a reception held on Capitol Hill, along with a folder full of briefing materials, talking points, and other resources.

Once you register, NJLA will make all the contacts with the congressional offices for your visits. Your advocacy is needed now more than ever.