Session 2 : Value of the Public Library

(Core Session)

This is a core session of the advocacy training curriculum. It builds a foundation for the rest of the training by illustrating the value of the public library and its services to the community. It will motivate participants to be great advocates for their libraries.

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  • Script : This customizable training script recommends ways to make the content as relevant as possible. It also includes trainer talking points and suggestions for how to deliver the training and activities you could do.
  • PowerPoint Presentation : This PowerPoint provides a visual component to accompany the script and help create an interactive, engaging session. It will help you keep participants’ attention and the session on track.
  • Handouts : The handout for this session summarizes examples of how a library can have a positive impact on the community.