Talking About Your Library

Marketing, communications, advocacy, PR, media relations–these all boil down to talking about your library in a way that invites people to get involved, get excited and support your library. Here are some excellent resources to get you moving in the right direction.

What is Advocacy?

Don’t let the word scare you. Advocacy is simply talking to people who make funding and political decisions about libraries. It can be a little intimidating, but there are lots of great resources to help.

Advocacy doesn’t have to be a big campaign. A small step like writing a letter or inviting your local officials to library events can have a huge impact.

Find out more.

New Marketing Plan Template for Libraries

This tool was developed specifically for libraries by marketing pros from Wisconsin library systems. There’s also an introductory webinar available. 

The template is customizable for libraries of any size, and scalable to fit your needs.

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  1. Log In from more.lib.wi.us
  2. Select the red box in the upper-right with your username
  3. From your account menu, use the envelope icon to open your messages
  4. Ancestry access info is at the top of your inbox

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Log in at https://more.bibliocommons.com/messages

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