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Join Us and Step Up for Our Library


Library Legislative Day, held this year on February 16, is a day when people advocate for libraries by speaking to their Wisconsin legislators. This year's theme, "Libraries Step Up" spotlights all the ways Wisconsin's libraries step up for our communities--whether over the last year during the pandemic, or any day.


It's important that our legislators be reminded of the important community needs libraries fill. We're calling on you to join us in sharing all the ways you are thankful for how the Ellsworth Public Library helps you.


It’s Easy to Step Up:


Step 1: Pick up one or more postcards from your library. (You can also send an email).


Step 2: Find the contact information for your elected officials. (We suggest sending one to your state senator, state representative, and county supervisors.)


State Senator (District 31)

Senator Jeff Smith

Room 22 South State Capitol

Po Box 7882

Madison, 53707

Email: Sen.Smith@legis.wisconsin.gov


State Representative (Congressional District 3)

State Representative Ron Kind

205 Fifth Avenue S.

Suite 400

La Crosse, WI 54601

Send an email: https://kind.house.gov/contact/email


Pierce County Board of Supervisors

List of Districts & Supervisors LINK: https://www.co.pierce.wi.us/government/county_directory/board_of_supervisors/index.php


Other Districts & Legislators LINK: https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/MyElectedOfficials


Step 3: Write a few sentences on the postcard (or in the email) about why you’re thankful for your library.


Step 4: Include your name and address. Don’t forget to include Ellsworth Public Library at the top!


Step 5: Send your postcard or email to your elected officials.


Let's flood their emails and mailboxes! Thank you for your support of our library. Speaking up makes a powerful difference in our community!

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