A friend from the UK asked me to share this with TTW readers – Mark Taylor from CILIP writes:
Here at the UK’s Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals we’re looking for help from across the globe with a day of action in support of UK public library services. www.cilip.org.uk/savelibraries
The day is called Save Our Libraries and it takes place on the 5th Feb. Internationally we are hoping for a global day of tweeting using the hashtag #savelibraries in support of UK public library services.
Can you please encourage your community to tweet using #savelibraries about why public libraries are so important on the 5th Feb and get global awareness? We’ve put together some suggested tweets, can you encourage your community to tweet and get involved?
Ideas for tweets:
- Support UK libraries and librarians.
- Use your library on the 5th Feb www.cilip.org.uk/savelibraries #savelibraries #cilip
- I love my library because [fill in] www.cilip.org.uk/savelibraries #savelibraries #cilip
- I love my librarian because [fill in] www.cilip.org.uk/savelibraries #savelibraries #cilip
- Visit your library and borrow all the books! Tell everyone you know to do the same www.cilip.org.uk/savelibraries #savelibraries #cilip
- UK public libraries facing massive cuts. Save our libraries www.cilip.org.uk/savelibraries #savelibraries #cilip
Follow CILIP @CILIPinfo http://twitter.com/#!/cilipinfo
You are welcome to use this image on your web pages if you wish to support the day: http://www.cilip.org.uk/get-involved/advocacy/public-libraries/PublishingImages/Save%20Our%20Libraries%20Day_202.jpg
Any ideas or suggestions to spread the word and get #savelibraries global would be greatly appreciated.
Read a press release about CILIP’s support for Save Our Libraries Day: http://www.cilip.org.uk/news-media/Pages/news110125.aspx