[Libs-Or] Fwd: [PUBLIB] 14, 440 Signatures Still Needed: Help Gather Signatures for White House Petition in Support of School Libraries!

Diedre Conkling diedre08 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 22 08:10:10 PST 2012


We heard this morning that anyone 13 and up may sign the White House
petitions so spread the word to your friends and family.


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Don Wood <dwood at ala.org>
Date: Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 9:59 AM
Subject: [PUBLIB] 14,440 Signatures Still Needed: Help Gather Signatures
for White House Petition in Support of School Libraries!
To: PUBLIB at oclc.org


Good morning!


You helped spread the word to get 10,560 signatures. We need your help
again to gather an additional 14,440 signatures so this petition can reach
the President's desk! (The White House Petition for School Libraries <
http://wh.gov/Wgd>  is at 10,560. A total of 25,000 signatures is needed.)



Thanks!


TWEET: Please sign petition for school libraries http://wh.gov/Wgd <
http://t.co/y12OUl4f>  #savelibraries <
https://twitter.com/#%21/search?q=%23savelibraries>


For background information, see below:


Carl Harvey, 2011-2012 AASL president, has initiated a White House petition
on school libraries, which specifically petitions the Obama administration
to "ensure that every child in America has access to an effective school
library program." 25,000 signatures are required in order for this petition
to be viewed by White House staff, no later than February 4, 2012.


Please take a few seconds to sign this petition, spread the word to your
member groups, ask your colleagues and library supporters in your circles
to sign on, and spread the word via Facebook, Twitter and other channels!


The url is: http://wh.gov/Wgd .


A few things of note:



·         We've heard that the petition software is temperamental. If you
cannot sign in on your  first attempt, please log out and log back in. Or,
try a different web browser, or as a last resort, try a different computer.

·         This petition should not be confused with a petition begun in
2011.

·         White House petitions must be authored by individuals, not any
association. Therefore, Carl has introduced this petition as an individual,
not as a representative of AASL or ALA.




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