Representatives from more than 24 MHLS member libraries that included all 5 counties joined MHLS staff and trustees for Library Advocacy Day in Albany on February 7th. Our talking points included asking for increased library aid and construction aid in the upcoming executive budget.
All library advocates are asked to continue to work to impress upon our state legislators the importance of an increase in state aid for libraries in their one-house budget bills. Please use the New York Library Association’s Online Advocacy Center to send a message today. We are also urging library advocates to call their state Senator and Assemblyperson to drive home the message. For talking points about our budget priority please visit: https://www.nyla.org/2024-legislative-initiatives.
Caption: MHLS and member library staff and trustees met with New York State Senator Rob Rolison on Library Advocacy Day in Albany.