Library Education, Advancement, and Partnership Committee (LEAP)

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Scope: Build and maintain awareness and support of libraries, their programs, staff, and their value to regional stakeholders, partners, and communities. 

Charge: To this end, we endeavor to do the following tasks:

  • Serve as a regional resource for developing the capacity of libraries to be leaders in their communities.
  • Empower communities to understand and advance library legislation, funding, and professional requirements that strengthen library services.
  • Facilitate activities to educate stakeholders on the relevance of libraries to their communities.
  • Organize efforts encouraging national, state, and local legislative support for libraries
  • Connect libraries with partnerships and funding opportunities, both public and private.

Committee Members: