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Advocate for Your Public Library

Support the Library in the 2020 Election

Vote YES on the State of New Mexico General Obligation (GO) Bond for libraries.

The state bond package supports public, school, tribal and academic libraries. $3 million (more than $800,000 for the Public Library Albuquerque Bernalillo County) will fund materials such as books, e-books, music, movies, audiobooks and other materials.

Vote YES on the Bernalillo Country General Obligation (GO) Bond for libraries.

The Bernalillo County bond package is for $2.25 million. $1.75 million will fund books, e-books, music, movies, audiobooks and other materials. $500,000 will go toward the construction of a new, long-awaited International District library.

Vote EARLY October 17-31

Learn more about early voting convenience centers, same-day voter registration and absentee ballots

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Contact Your Elected Officials

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.

The Public Library Albuquerque Bernalillo County

Public Library Advocacy