Elected representatives pay attention to what their constituents have to say. And they, like most of us, tend to remember stories best. Why do you care about the public library? What difference did the library make to you growing up—what difference does it make to you today? Tell your story. Why do you want to see the library funded as fully as possible now and in the future?
In the past, a handwritten letter was the gold standard for communicating with elected representatives. Today, email and phone calls are better choices because snail mail undergoes time-consuming examination before it is forwarded to elected officials.
Use these links to identify and contact your elected officials as well as reach the library and organizations that advocate for it.