Advocacy needed: House considering two amendments critical to the future of libraries

From the American Library Association:

“This week, the House of Representatives will consider two amendments to the FY2011 Continuing Resolution that are critical to libraries.”

Read more, and take action: http://bit.ly/fNosPZ

Feb 17 UPDATE: (From American Libraries Magazine) “Amendment #35 to H.R. 1 (the Continuing Resolution to the FY2011 budget) was defeated. This victory for libraries is undoubtedly due to the strong grassroots efforts of librarians and library supporters all across the country.”

However, “this is only the beginning; libraries will continue to be threatened in the next Congress…[we] need you to continue your calls to Congress in our fight to protect library funding.”

About Marygrove College Library

The mission of the Marygrove College Library is to be a partner in the educational process, sharing especially in the College's mission of educating each student toward intellectual and professional competence and toward career flexibility through grounding in the liberal arts. The library, in an environment conducive to research and learning, provides access to resources and services that serve primarily the educational and information needs of the students, faculty, and staff of the college.
This entry was posted in in the news, take action. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s