Putting Advocacy Into Practice

Anyone who is planning an advocacy training for their public  library or library system, or who is getting ready to start practicing advocacy, should have a clear understanding of what advocacy is and why it is important for public libraries.

Curriculum Sessions & Materials

Visit our Curriculum Sessions & Materials page to get more information on the topics that interest you: whether it’s getting a deeper understanding of advocacy, setting an advocacy goal, identifying the right target audiences, using data to strengthen your argument, writing effective messages, or preparing a funding request.

Curriculum Sessions

Using Impact Data in Advocacy

Learn how to effectively measure impact data and use it in your advocacy efforts, with free tools and how-to guides for advocates at all levels.

Using Impact Data

Advocacy Training Implementation Guide

Get additional information on the importance of advocacy and the advocacy process, and learn how to plan, staff, and implement an advocacy training program.