Vote for Libraries buttonCRPLSA works cooperatively with the Minnesota Library Association, Information and Technology Educators of Minnesota, and the Multitype Library System Directors to advocate for quality library services.  Representatives from these organizations jointly prepare an annual library legislative platform outlining initiatives for consideration by the Minnesota Legislature and the Governor.

2016 Minnesota Library Legislative Initiatives

In preparation for the 2016 Legislative Session, the MLA and ITEM memberships approved the 2016 library legislative platform at their annual, statewide conferences.  During the legislative session, CRPLSA will undertake advocacy activities on these and other library issues.

2016 Platform

Talking Points for the Library Construction Grants: Accessibility and Improvement

Libraries around the state have passed resolutions supporting the Minnesota Broadband Vision – Click here for information

CRPLSA also offers a multiple-year history of library legislative platforms and talking points.