Café LOUIE

Louisvillians: Organized, United, Informed & Engaged is a partnership between the Library Foundation, the Louisville Free Public Library, the Leadership Louisville Center and the Friends of the Library designed to facilitate communication and interaction between elected officials—both state and local, and constituents through a series of informal meetings at Louisville Free Public Library locations.

Follow us on Facebook for the latest information and updates on Cafe LOUIE: https://www.facebook.com/CafeLOUIE/ 

Café LOUIE 2022 Schedule

January 15
Middletown Library
January 22
Western Library
January 29
Portland Library
South Central Regional Library
February 5
Fairdale Library
Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce
February 19
Highlands Library
Southwest Regional Library
February 26
St. Matthews Library
Shawnee Library
March 5
Jeffersontown Library
Main Library
March 12
Northeast Regional Library
Shively Library
March 19
Bon Air Library
Newburg Library
March 26
Crescent Hill Library
Iroquois Library

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What you can expect at Café Louie?

Café LOUIE is designed to be an informal gathering of civic minded individuals interested in meeting with their elected officials to discuss local issues. When you arrive, grab a cup of Heine Brothers coffee and fill out a notecard with your specific question(s). After a brief introduction of elected officials and special guests, a trained facilitator will direct your questions to officials for comment and discussion. In order to better serve you and the time allowed for discussion, questions and answers, we ask that you consider submitting your questions now. 

All Café LOUIE meetings begin at 9:00 a.m. Stick around after the event for additional programming available at some branch locations, register to vote with the League of Women Voters, sign up to be a Friend of the Library, or just visit your local branch and check out a good book!

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Café LOUIE highlights the library’s role as community convener—providing a safe space for citizens to come together to address critical issues affecting our city. It also provides an opportunity to demonstrate to legislators that libraries continue to be vital and vibrant neighborhood gathering places. By promoting the civil exchange of ideas, libraries also help to strengthen the intangible bonds that weave together a true community.

More Information

 For more info about Louisville Metro Council: 

 For more info about the State Legislature: 
https://legislature.ky.gov/Pages/index.aspx
 
For more info about your Federal representatives: 
 
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Visit www.lfpl.org/research/Subjects/Government.asp for more info about government research resources for kids and teens.

Visit www.lfpl.org/internet/government.htm for varied links to government and law resources and databases.

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