Friday, September 6
The E’s of Libraries®: Demonstrating Your Library’s Value to Everyone, Everywhere
Administration & Management Building Community Partnerships Advocacy Marketing and User Services
Friday, September 6
11:00 am - 11:55 am
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  • Jillian Wentworth (Speaker) Manager of Marketing & Membership, United for Libraries, American Library Association
  • Alan Fishel (Speaker) Arent Fox


You know that your library is vital to your community, but how do you communicate its importance to elected officials, community leaders, funders, and other key stakeholders? How can you talk about what your library does using their language? Learn how to use The E’s of Libraries® – Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Empowerment, and Engagement – to demonstrate why your library is essential. Attendees of this session will craft messages designed to win over elected officials and funders, and learn how to use The E’s of Libraries® and its free customizable resources.

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