Library Legislative Day
2020 - Virtual
Library Legislative Day Virtual reboot in 2020! May 12, 13, & 14
MLA/MSLA Library Legislative Day, four online sessions wereoffered:
May 12, 10:00 a.m. – featuring Western Massachusetts Library Advocates, CW/MARS
May 13, 10:00 a.m. – featuring Central Massachusetts Library Advocates, CW/MARS
May 14, 10:00 a.m. – featuring libraries from Boston, Metrowest, and North of Boston May 14, 11:30 a.m. – featuring libraries from South of Boston, the Cape and Islands
1-hour sessions included: Welcome and overview Jennifer Harris, Chair, MLA Legislative Committee Regional Welcome & Introduction, WMLA/CMLA (May 12th & 13th) Legislative Agenda Briefing James Lonergan, Director, MBLC MSLA Briefing Greg Pronevitz, Director of Outreach, MSLA Remarks from Legislator, member of Library Caucus Call to Action Roland Ochsenbein, Chairman of the Board, MBLC Formal session ends, optional overview of Engage software for those who wish to remain on the call
Following the online session email and/or call your legislators!
The legislative priority for the FY2021 budget is State Aid to Public Libraries (Budget Line 7000-9501). Come prepared! Read more about the Legislative Agenda. Don’t know who your legislators are? Click here to find out.
Click here to send an ENGAGE invitation asking your legislator to attend your session. Share the love by using #supportMAlibraries in your social media posts.
Legislation Day 2018 on March 7, 2018 at the Massachusetts State House
Updated: May 16, 2020 Page Editor: Ann Perham, MSLA Webmaster firstname.lastname@example.org