Access Over 100 Sessions on Funding and Fighting for Libraries

Did you know that you can access over 100 unique trainings at the virtual Library Advocacy and Funding Conference?

Not only will you have the opportunity to see over 40 new sessions from some of the world's leading advocacy professionals and organizations, but you can also access all of the sessions from our conferences in 2020 and 2022!


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These are trainings that you won't see anywhere else and they'll give you the skills you need to fund your library. 

Whether its a ballot initiative, legislative issue, book bans, financial planning, fundraising, or advocacy, you'll learn everything you need to build support and increase funding.

We just released some of our latest sessions below but you can check them all out at

Public Libraries as Civic Connectors

Public libraries serve as integral connection points for how patrons receive and engage with civic information. Learn more about how your library can create democracy-based programming, host candidate forums, or register individuals to vote. LEARN MORE

Dedicated Sustainable Funding: A $30 Million Advocacy and Equity Success Story

Learn how to secure sustainable funding that advances community equity through advocacy for your library! Gain insight into obtaining funding, including assembling a community task force, using the task force to identify equity and social justice challenges and needs... LEARN MORE

Nonprofit Power: The Unique and Crucial Role of Nonprofits in Nonpartisan Voter Engagement

Nonprofits, including libraries have a unique and important role in nonpartisan voter education and engagement. Join us as we share data, best practices, and examples of voter engagement based on almost 20 years of supporting nonprofits... LEARN MORE

Effective Student Advocacy

DAYLO mentors and members will present information on effective and safe student advocacy as it relates to censorship, discussing topics like the value of a foundational book club and the importance of self care for student advocates... LEARN MORE

Introduction to Borrowing Capital for Libraries

Large capital improvements, renovations, and projects are often realized with the help of borrowing. This webinar provides a framework for evaluating whether your library needs to borrow for your project, how to decide how much, how to authorize... LEARN MORE

Surprise and Serious Play in Creative Nonviolence: De-escalation and 'Changing the Channel' in Public Space Confrontations.

In this session, we will examine and discuss how tactically sly but sincerely ethical performance techniques can deescalate confrontations in public spaces such as libraries, while creating mediagenic and sympathetic imagery to build support... LEARN MORE

Connecting Your Community Through Conversation

Community conversations are an important way for libraries to connect with the communities they serve. In this session, you will learn why it is important for libraries to be hubs for dialogue and strategies for implementing community conversation... LEARN MORE