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Act 4 School Libraries – a grassroots approach

ReadySetContactcard Check out this printable card “Ready, Set, Contact!” Christie Kaaland, Deb Kachel, Deb Logan, Alice Yucht, and Joyce Deacon formed Act4SL  at the AASL 2009 conference in Charlotte, NC, as a grassroots effort, unaffiliated with any professional organizations. Their aim is “to provide a simple process for anyone, anywhere to act on behalf of school libraries.” 

This is not an official product of ALA, AASL, ISTE, NECC, etc. Instead it is an effective way to provide more resources to you – the frontline school librarian who wants to speak up for school libraries, but doesn’t know where to start. By taking only five minutes, you can fill out this card, put it in your wallet or purse and be ready to respond immediately when action is needed.

See what you unofficially learn when you attend official conferences like #ala10?


  1. Here’s a link to the Act4SL page (and the card is on the sidebar). Thanks for sharing this; I hadn’t heard about the Act4SL initiative yet.

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