Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Libraries and Civic Engagement Event

You are invited to a panel discussion on "Libraries and Civic
Engagement," this event is free and open to the public. Please
forward this announcement to interested individuals and groups:

WHAT: Libraries & Civic Engagement: A panel discussion

WHEN: Sept 10th, 3:00-4:30 PM

WHERE: Ramsey County Library, Roseville Branch
2180 Hamline Avenue North, Roseville

WHO: SPECIAL GUEST: Taylor Willingham, Texas Forums
PANELIST: Melinda Ludwiczak, Minneapolis Public Library
Coordinator for Civic Literacy Projects (See Below)
PANELIST: Others.... (To be Announced)

WHY: A discussion about the role of libraries as centers
of civic activity and education. Our special guest,
Taylor Willingham will share some stories and
examples of how libraries are engaging the community
in discussions about important issues. Panelists
and members of the audience will be invited to share
their own thoughts and stories about how libraries
can partner with community organizations to stimulate
civic education and participation.

For more info: tim ( at ) e-democracy.org

Sponsored by:

E-Democracy.Org, http://www.e-democracy.org
The Metropolitan Library Association (MELSA), http://www.melsa.org/