Due to severe weather forecast throughout the state, members of the Executive Board and of the Legislative Committee have decided to postpone Advocacy Day 2018. Watch for the new date by email, on the website and on MLA social media.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Jefferson City, MO
Registration information coming soon.
In addition to Library Advocacy Day in Missouri, please also consider National Library Legislative Day (NLLD) in Washington DC, Monday, May 7, and Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Registration and Schedule information coming soon.
Please Note: If you are planning on booking nights outside of our room block, you must book the additional nights separately in order to take advantage of the discount.
[Note: this webinar is not to be confused with the MLA 101, Part 2 webinar on March 21. -Webmaster]
MLA will host State Librarian Barbara Reading and MLA’s Legislative Consultant Randy Scherr for Legislative Update webinars on March 23 and April 20. Tune in to catch up on the legislature’s activity and stay current on topics of importance to the library community. Each webinar will be about 45 minutes, or until all questions are answered.
See the link below to join the webinar on March 23. The webinar will open at 1:45 and the program will begin at 2:00 pm. No registration is required. Audio will be available in GoToMeeting on your computer /device or you can also dial –in for the audio over the telephone.
Legislative Update Webinar – March 2017
Thu, Mar 23, 2017 2:00 PM CDT
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122
Access Code: 518-208-909
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The Missouri Library Association will host its annual Library Advocacy Day on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at the Secretary of State Interpretive Center, 600 West Main, Jefferson City, MO 65101. Online registration opens December 1, 2015. Don’t miss out on this chance to meet with your senators and representatives. Tell them in person why libraries matter in Missouri!
9:30 am – 10:00 am Check in at Registration
10:00 am – 11:30 am Orientation
Welcome by 2016 MLA President, Jodie Borgerding
Comments by State Librarian, Barbara Reading
Legislative Update from MLA Legislative Advocate, Randy Scherr
General Information and Visit Etiquette by Legislative Committee Chair, Gerald Brooks
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Lunch
Lunch will be provided as part of the registration cost.
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Afternoon Visits
$25.00 – Institutional Members
$35.00 – Non-Institutional Members
Don’t forget to set up your appointments with your senators and representatives! If you are not sure who you senator or representative is or if you need to find contact information, use these links:
Missouri Senators – http://www.senate.mo.gov/
Missouri Representatives – http://www.house.mo.gov/sitemap.aspx?pid=16
Questions? Contact Gerald Brooks, MLA Legislative Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MLA Legislative Committee Chair
Registration is now open for Library Advocacy Day,
February 10, 2015!
Registration and more information (link removed after event date passed)