Advocacy at the local and state level
- Library Bill of Rights & Freedom to Read
- Library Advocacy Resources — Kris Adams Wendt
- Community Centered: 23 Reasons Why Your Library Is the Most Important Place in Town
- Not Good With Elevator Speeches? Try "Taxi Chats"
- Take 5 Minutes to Speak Out for Libraries
- 10 Ways to Avoid a "Political Cliff"
- Transforming the Community ROI
- Partners For Excellence: Public Library Systems and Local Public Libraries
- ALA Advocacy University
- Tips on hosting legislative listening sessions at your library (WLA)-bottom of page
- Legislative Alerts (WLA)
- State Legislative Agenda (WLA)
- Community Engagement - Local
- Rising to the Challenge: Re-Envisioning Public Libraries (Aspen Institute)
- Action Guide for Re-Envisioning Your Public Library (Aspen Institute)
- Libraries Transform: Libraries Transforming Communities (ALA and Harwood Institute)
- Working With the Media — Mark Ibach
The New Public Library Director Boot Camp project is supported by funds awarded to the WI Dept. of Public Instruction by the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the agency that administers the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).