slide1
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Speaking up for learning, literacy, and libraries!

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 17

Speaking up for learning, literacy, and libraries! - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 64 Views
  • Uploaded on

Speaking up for learning, literacy, and libraries! It ’ s time elected officials realized that libraries are important to the success of our state and MUST BE SUPPORTED BY OUR STATE!. http://www.flickr.com/photos/mychickadee/5623123500/. Texans care about libraries!

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Speaking up for learning, literacy, and libraries!' - molly-cervantes


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
slide1

Speaking up for learning, literacy, and libraries!

It’s time elected officials realized that libraries are important to the success of our state and MUST BE SUPPORTED BY OUR STATE!

slide3

Texans care about libraries!

    • A Texas voter survey found that
    • 9 out of 10 Texas believe libraries are important to their communities and deserve more funding!
    • An overwhelming majority of Texas voters believe that school libraries are a vital part of the educational process.
slide5

$30,000,000

http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6355318323

what did texans lose
What did Texans lose?

Homework help

http://www.flickr.com/photos/asheborolibrary/492908123/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/librariesrock/7145386745/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/uonottingham/4821577785/

College preparation

Research

http://www.flickr.com/photos/wsl-libdev/5669801577

http://www.flickr.com/photos/hcplebranch/6299442459/

Job searching

Career & Test Preparation

slide8

State funding for e-content in academicandpubliclibrarieswas greatly reduced.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/cushinglibrary/4790459914/

slide10

We must let our legislators know the value of libraries and their contribution to the success of our schools and communities.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mrcrash/278991638

2014 15 budget request
The Texas State Library and Archives Commission2014-15 Budget Request

http://www.flickr.com/photos/travelinglibrarian/5124568206/

slide12

E-content learning resources

$9.25 million/biennium

slide15

Let your elected officials know how important the library is to you, your children, school and community.

  • Educate your elected representatives
  • Call or write them with your concerns.
slide16

Invite them to the library

  • Recruit others to do the same
  • Ask your local school board, city council, or commissioners court to pass a resolution advocating for library funding and support
slide17

Educate your Community

http://www.txla.org/advocate

ad