ILF & Advocacy

Statehouse Day 2024

The Indiana Library Federation (ILF) Statehouse Day is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, January 23. More information will be available soon! 

Statehouse Day 2023

The Indiana Library Federation (ILF) hosted its 2023 Statehouse Day on February 7, 2023. Members from all over the state joined us at the State Capitol to meet with legislators and discuss issues important to librarians. Click here for a one-page rundown of ILF's 2023 Public Policy Agenda.


The Library Advocacy Update is issued weekly during the legislative session (monthly throughout the rest of the year) for anyone who subscribes. ILF membership is not required to receive these updates.

ILF Board Statement in Response to Censorship in Indiana Libraries

ILF Statement on HEA 1447

ILF Past and Current Presidents Statement in Response to SB12

Freedom to Read in Defense of Democracy

Be an Advocacy Insider

ILF works on behalf of all libraries, but if you want to be in the know, consider becoming a member today and you can access the following: 

  • Taft Reports & Bill Tracking List - members may access the "inside scoop" about statehouse happenings and bills that may affect Indiana's libraries through reports and a bill tracking list provided by Taft Communications, ILF's contracted legislative advocates.
  • Virtual Advocacy Updates - Bi-weekly updates to members via Zoom during each General Assembly session.
  • Advocacy Committee Minutes - members can read through recent ILF Advocacy Committee minutes to see what policy issues are being debated internally.

Take Action

Learn how you can take action and influence policy makers to the range of services the modern library provides. 

Questions? Please contact Lane Velayo, Executive Director.