Northern Waters Library Service seeks to provide its system staff, system board members, member library staff, member library board members, Friends of the Library groups, and other library advocates with the tools and training they need to incorporate advocacy into their regular work. We hope that these tools will make it easier to share important library stories with city council members, town board members, county board members, state legislators, and other community members. A focus on year-round library advocacy will help NWLS and its member libraries build productive relationships with their communities, stakeholders, and funding agencies.
Just after an election is an excellent time to reach out to your elected officials. Your officials will be gathering information and making the connections they need to be successful in their position, and it’s a good opportunity for the library to build new...
As a source of trusted information, libraries often receive questions about elections in their communities. Libraries should strive to be able to assist local residents with questions about elections and to direct residents to the best place to get more information...
Northern Waters Library Service
3200 Lakeshore Dr E
Ashland, WI 54806
+1 (715) 682 2365
+1 (800) 228 5684