Email Legislators

Email Templates

Download the following email template, customize, and send to your Minnesota Senator or Representative. Any text in brackets is either a note and should be removed before sending, or a section that should be edited by you, the writer. Each letter references bill numbers if they exist.

How to find and contact your Minnesota Senator or Representative

  1. Visit the Who Represents Me website.
  2. Enter in your home address.
  3. Click on your Minnesota Senator or Representative, which will bring you to their page.
  4. On your Senator or Representative's page, look for contact information.

Other Tips

  • Make your communication as personal as possible (share how you've seen a patron use the library during COVID-19, which will be more effective than a form letter.
  • Be respectful and polite.
  • Stay on message and keep to your main points.
  • Don't forget the "Ask": "This is what we want you, Senator or Representative, to do for libraries."
    • Expanding allowable uses of RLTA and bonding for library construction grants.
  • Thank them for their time.