Need More Help than a Palm Card The Importance and Purpose of Library AdvocacyFebruary 20, 2014
Advocacy simply means to actively support a cause. Libraries are our cause. Many people in the community recognize libraries are an important asset; but there are people who think that technology has made library services obsolete and the current economic situation sometimes makes their argument compelling. Library supporters must remind their neighbors, community leaders, and elected officials of the fact that libraries provide great learning opportunities, excellent public service, and serve as invaluable contributors in their communities.