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AL Live: What Do the Midterms Mean for Your Library?

November 9, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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What will the upcoming midterm elections mean for your library and community? Join us for a free 60-minute webinar on Friday, November 9 at 11:30 a.m. ET where we’ll provide an overview of key results from the 2018 elections and explore their implications. ALA’s Washington Office will dig into how the outcomes could affect engagement from library advocates and how ALA’s upcoming advocacy plans will align.

As a webinar participant you will learn

  • The library-related implications of the 2018 election results
  • How the results affect the library policy agenda, outreach, and advocacy plans for 2019 and beyond
  • Specific policy and political opportunities for ALA and libraries

Confirmed panelists:

  • Jim Neal, immediate past president of ALA, will moderate
  • Alan Inouye, senior director of public policy and government relations, ALA
  • Vic Klatt, principal, Penn Hill Group, Washington, D.C.
  • Gigi Sohn, distinguished fellow at Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law and Policy and a Benton senior fellow and public advocate

Join library experts and hundreds of your colleagues for interactive discussions on pressing issues in modern librarianship. American Libraries Live webcasts cover the full spectrum of library topics and give the ALA community a chance to learn about and discuss issues it deals with daily. Each program lasts 60 minutes.

If you are unable to register, registration may be full. You can view the archive of this event at https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/al-live/ after the event.

As a webinar registrant, you will receive follow-up correspondence from ALA Publishing and may receive other special offers from the sponsors. If the sponsors choose to communicate with you by e-mail, they are obligated to provide you with an opportunity to opt-out from future e-mails in compliance with the CAN-SPAM act of 2003.


November 9, 2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm