Patrick Sweeney

Political Dir
EveryLibrary

Patrick Sweeney is a tireless and innovative advocate for libraries. A 2007 graduate of the San Jose School of Library and Information Sciences, Mr. Sweeney is the a former Administrative Librarian of the Sunnyvale (CA) Public Library and was Executive Director of EveryLibrary California, a statewide initiative to support library Propositions. He is co-author of “Winning Elections and Influencing Politicians for Library Funding” as well as “Before the Ballot; Building Support for Library Funding.” He is a lecturer at the San Jose Information School where he teaches courses on politics and libraries. He is active across library social media as PC Sweeney and is a co-founder of the Think Tank. His library blog is well respected, and he is a sought-after speaker and presenter.



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