Contact Congress about School Libraries

Let your legislators know just how important our nation’s libraries are to the communities they serve.  

Call Congress

To call your Members of Congress, view this alert at the Legislative Action Center.  Read over the asks and then enter your zip code into the “CALL NOW” box to find phone numbers for your legislators.

Email Congress

  1. Visit the Legislative Action Center home page. 
  2. Enter your zip code into the “Find Your Officials” box 
  3. Click on your senator’s or representative’s name 
  4. You will see their bio page appear, click the “Contact” tab 
  5. Select the option to contact your legislator via “Web Form”

Contact Your U.S. Senators & Representatives

To find your Senator:
  1. Visit the Senate website (www.senate.gov).
  2. Conduct a search using the Find Your Senators pull-down menu in the upper right corner (select your state and click Go).
  3. On the results page is a link to the Senators’ website, contact information, and links to  an online contact form (forms vary by Senator).

To find your Representative:

  1. Visit the House of Representatives website (www.house.gov).
  2. Conduct a search using the Find Your Representative zip code search box in the upper right corner (enter your zip code and click Go).
  3. On the results page is a photo of your Representative(s), links to the Representative’s personal website and online contact form, and a local map.
  4. In the event your zip code overlaps with multiple congressional districts, the results page will include boxes for you to enter your zip code+4 or mailing address to find the correct Representative.

Want to use social media for contacts:

Using the steps above, navigate to the Congress members’ personal website to find links to their social media accounts, usually indicated by the icon of the social media platform and often located in the upper or lower left or right corners of the website homepage.

CSPAN also maintains a list of members of Congress here: https://twitter.com/cspan/lists/members-of-congress/members?lang=en

Contact Your NC Senators & Representatives

Go to the Find Your Legislators page on the NC General Assembly site. Scroll down to the interactive map and enter your address. You can also find your representatives by District and County. 

          

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