Keith Michael Fiels

In D.C., It’s All about Our Values

March 1, 2017

As an Association, we advocate for a wide range of federal legislation and policy issues, from intellectual freedom and privacy to access to government information to preservation to copyright. We also advocate for funding for library programs, including the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), the E-Rate program, … Continue reading In D.C., It’s All about Our Values


Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) meets with Iowa Library Association delegates.

Library Advocates Converge on Washington

May 11, 2015

This year’s library advocates were not just librarians; the North Carolina Library Association brought dozens of K–12 students and their parents, while Michigan State Librarian Randy Riley brought his daughter Madeline, who is studying public policy at the University of Michigan. The annual advocacy event kicked off on Monday, May 4, with former Sen. Byron … Continue reading Library Advocates Converge on Washington