To sign up as a library advocate and receive messages to communicate with our NH Congressional delegation in Washington DC on matters of importance to libraries, click on this link:
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Have a suggestion for a library advocacy resource? Let your Advocacy Committee know; email email@example.com.
Specific New Hampshire resources
To understand how a bill becomes law in New Hampshire, check out this overview: How-a-Bill-Becomes-a-Law.pdf (state.nh.us)
These 2-page resources were created using examples from NH libraries. Please feel free to download and share these within your communities to highlight the services your library offers.
NH Libraries & Your Community (overview of types of services offered in our libraries across the state)
Digital Empowerment and NH Libraries (Broadband and access)
General (soup-to-nuts) guides
Library Advocacy Unshushed (University of Toronto’s 7-week course from 2015, archived at EdX)
Library Advocacy Starter Kit (ilovelibraries.org)
Shareable library advocacy material
Raw materials for library advocacy
Pew Research Center (put “libraries” in the search bar and all recent articles/info will come up)