Create Messaging and Make Connections to Share Your Story Externally
Telling Your Library's Story: Make Connections to Share Your Story Externally
The following resources can support your library, and your library’s patrons, in communicating the impact of Affordable Care Act (ACA) services at your library.
Access the storytelling resources on WebJunction
WebJunction provides a dedicated section for libraries to share their stories on any topic, and access a range of resources to develop storytelling strategies. Be sure to check out the Health Happens in Libraries Communications Guide for key messages about the role of libraries in supporting community health.
Join the ACA conversation
A number of organizations are collecting and sharing individual and organizational ACA success stories. These include:
ACA Resources at Local Libraries
Libraries across the country are developing local responses to patron requests regarding the Affordable Care Act. Below are examples of the types of ACA resources being compiled by and for libraries. Let us know if you have anything to add to this list!
Local Library Resource Examples
Atlantic City Free Public Library, Atlantic City, NJ
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, Buffalo, NY
Indianapolis Public Library, Indianapolis, IN
Lake County Public Library, Merrillville, IN