Category Archives: Advocacy

Libraries, storytelling, advocacy: Not what or how, but why

I know that I’ve been gone for a while.  So much stuff happening that the writer within has taken a short hiatus.  Bear with me while I try to make sense of my changing world. Sometimes you see something, and … Continue reading

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Advocacy will not work unless you make an emotional connection

I dare you to not be moved by this clip. And I also dare you to follow the example they set.  When you report, tweet, promote, blog to your community, connect at an emotional level.  Tell the stories, share the … Continue reading

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How much is a free library card worth? Advocacy in action

In libraries we are always talking about the value that we add to our communities.  But how do you enumerate that value?  Is it about the savings you make by accessing a range of resources for free, or at low … Continue reading

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