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LPL director fights for library funding in D.C.

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McCain meets with Senators, Representatives
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Submitted photo - During National Library Legislative Day events, Lincoln Parish LIbrary Director Vivian McCain traveled to Washington, D.C. to help boaster support for library funding. The event is a two-day educational event that brought hundreds of librarians, trustees, library supporters and patrons to D.C. While there, McCain, left, and Melanie Sims, right, a law librarian in Baton Rouge, had the opportunity to speak personally with Congressman Ralph Abraham, R-Alto, center, about the need for funding for libraries across the state and across the country.

Vivian McCain, director of the Lincoln Parish Library, recently made her way to Washington, D.C. to attend National Library Legislative Day.

The event is a two-day educational event that brings hundreds of librarians, trustees, library supporters and patrons to Washington D.C.

Never having been to Washington D.C., McCain said she was excited to have the opportunity to speak with senators about supporting the Lincoln Parish Library.

Attendees spent one day learning about effective advocacy tactics and pressing federal legislative issues that are impacting libraries.

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