2 edition of Public library in the political process found in the catalog.
Public library in the political process
by Columbia University
Written in English
Calgary Public Library must always act and appear to act in a non-partisan way, especially during elections and referendums, while supporting the democratic process, freedom of expression, and informed discussion on political issues. The Library may engage in non-partisan activities that encourage political participation and voter awareness. Patrick “PC” Sweeney is a tireless and innovative advocate for libraries and the current political director for EveryLibrary. A graduate of the San Jose School of Library and Information Sciences, he is a former administrative librarian of the Sunnyvale (California) Public Library and was executive director of EveryLibrary California, a statewide ballot committee to support library.
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