IMLS funding action steps

IMLS funding action steps

In order to maintain IMLS funding, Idaho Library Association members, and others, will need to participate in a long, grassroots effort to help advocate for IMLS funding to not remain cut. 
Here are some action items the Board of the Idaho Library Association, advise that Idaho Library Association members to take now: 
  1. Send a postcard, call, and email your representatives using the attached Idaho-centric letter. use the forms linked here to send your message:
    1. Senator Crapo
    2. Senator Risch
    3. Representative Laborador
    4. Representative Simpson
  2. Register for Virtual Library Legislative Day! ALA will send you a reminder to take action, along with a link to the live webcast of our keynote and issue briefing on the morning of May 1st. They will also send you the talking points, give you access to email templates, and other resources to help you take action.
  3. Send in your high-impact stories - especially about programs funded by IMLS.
  4. Complete the actions recommended here to contact representatives about appropriations. 
Please get in touch with an Idaho Library Association board member if you have any questions. 

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