FREE WEBINAR – Building Support for your Library Budget: A Recipe for Success

Please join us for “Building Support for your Library Budget: A Recipe for Success”, a The Political Librarian webinar of Thursday, June 7th at 2pm CDT.

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Many library budgets have not recovered post-Great Recession. Often times, the local economy and housing values are in good shape, but the budget is stuck. In this free webinar, our colleague Peter Bromberg will take a deep-dive into the political, emotional, and interpersonal sides of talking about your funding and budget to motivate your board, staff, and elected officials.

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As director of the Salt Lake City Public Library, Peter moved a historic 23.3% budget increase through city council in 2017.”While we all believed that a request of this magnitude was warranted and defensible,” In this webinar you will learn the 5 ingredients to his “recipe” for passing:

  • Diagnosing the funding needs;
  • Learning the political landscape and building relationships;
  • Determining what is politically possible;
  • Developing and delivering an effective message;
  • Activating your network of support.

So please join us for “Building Support for your Library Budget: A Recipe for Success” a The Political Librarian webinar with Peter Bromberg on Thursday, June 7th at 2pm CDT.

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Our The Political Librarian webinar series if presented by EveryLibrary and sponsored by Kixal. Please RSVP for the free webinar to receive a reminder and immediate access to the archive. See you on June 7th!

John Chrastka
Executive Director

P.S. Join us for the National Read-A-Thon for libraries where children are encouraged to read 20 minutes a day while raising money to support libraries. You can find out how more about this program here at and you can find out how to encourage members of your community to take part in this national program here on this page.