Session 7 : Creating Library Advocacy Messages

(Core Session)

This is a core session of the advocacy training curriculum. Effective advocacy messages communicate the value and impact of the public library in the community and why it’s important to support the library. Participants will learn how to develop strong messages to support their library advocacy efforts.

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  • Script : This customizable script explores how to develop advocacy messages and 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 is a document with reminders and tips for creating strong advocacy messages.