Contact your legislators to tell them about the importance of Library Media Centers! 

Find your representative's contact info here

  • Ask them to support Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein's bill to fund school librarians.
  • Let them know the important work we are doing in schools.

2018-19 Info

Draft of 2019 ITEM/MLA Legislative Platform
(will be voted on at the membership meeting during the 2018 Fall Conference)



August 8, 2018
Annual Legislative Forum
Brookdale Library
9:30-4:00pm
Registration opens in June 2018.


2017-18 Info

The 2017-18 Legislative Platform (draft) was approved at the ITEM membership meeting on October 6 and by the ITEM Board on November 11. 

Draft for Memberships ITEM_MLA 2018 Platform.pdf

Upcoming Legislative/Advocacy Events

March 5, 2018
Library Legislative Day Briefing
Roseville Library
4:30-6:00pm 
Registration opens in January.

  • 5-6pm-Briefing
  • 6pm Optional dinner groups. Watch for more info & registration.

March 6, 2018
Library Legislative Day
L'Etoile du Nord (Room B-15, State Capitol)
8:30-4pm
Registration opens in January.

  • Detailed agenda available soon
  • Legislative Day Briefing (same as March 5)
  • Schedule your legislative visits
  • Library Info Fair (10-3pm




Information and Technology Educators of Minnesota (ITEM)
PO Box 130555, Roseville MN 55113
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