Americans for Libraries Council (ALC) is a national nonprofit that advocates for libraries at the national level and develops and promotes programs aimed at realizing the potential of libraries in the 21st century. The Council believes that a national agenda is needed to help leverage the vast, varied and rapidly evolving capabilities of America's libraries and to reinvest in libraries as key assets for information literacy, opportunity and democracy.
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- to focus attention on libraries as national assets, essential for a healthy economy and vital democracy
- to provide effective models for library services and library support
- to establish a new base of financial support for library preservation and innovation
- to increase advocacy for libraries in the corporate, philanthropic and civic sectors