Advocacy

WVLA LEGISLATIVE GOALS FOR 2021 SESSION

Active Libraries with Current Books, Programs, and Services
• Support the Library Commission’s proposal for increased funding to public libraries.

Safe and Modern Buildings
• Fund the Library Facilities Improvement Fund with a non-recurring appropriation of $10,000,000.

Adequate and Affordable Broadband
• Support legislation resulting in robust, high-speed, affordable broadband internet connections to all areas, individuals, private, and public sectors in the state.

Long-Term Goals
• Dedicated funding for all public libraries.
• School libraries and certified librarians in every school.
• Simple majority approval for all excess levies.