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:

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.”

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