Information and Resources on Library Advocacy
Canadian Library Association — Library Advocacy NOW!
BCLTA’s Trustee Orientation Program
Beyond Words — Stories about BC Libraries
This initiative, which was co-sponsored by BCLTA, collected stories about how libraries have changed the lives of British Columbians through a province-wide contest. The stories are posted on the Beyond Words website, for use by libraries in their advocacy work.
Alberta Library Trustees’ Association — Online Advocacy Workshop
British Columbia Strategic Plan for Public Libraries
"Libraries Without Walls:The World Within Your Reach"
British Columbia Public Libraries Statistics (including information on overall library use in the province, and within your municipality).
2005 BCLA Election Advocacy Toolkit link
Also, see the “Pre-Budget Submission to the House of Commons Finance Committee by the Canadian Library Association (September 2005)”
American Library Association ALA : Advocacy [March 30, 2000].