Milo Ventimiglia: Libraries are powerful

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Actor, director, and producer Milo Ventimiglia, best known for his roles on television dramas "This is Us" and "Gilmore Girls," is starring in the Fox 2000 feature film “The Art of Racing in the Rain,” an adaptation of the international best-selling novel by Garth Stein.

And in a new video message recorded for the American Library Association, he highlights the power of libraries saying, "Stories bring people together, and that's why libraries are so powerful. They make sure everyone can access books, movies, and other media and give communities a place to connect."


Library professionals, please visit the American Library Association website to download and share the PSA.

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Here are some sample posts you can use to spread the word about the PSAs:

Facebook: Take it from @artofracingmovie star Milo Ventimiglia: “Libraries are so powerful.” Thanks for spreading the word about the importance of libraries! #LibrariesTransform #ArtOfRacing

Twitter: .@MiloVentimiglia from @TheArtOfRacing shares a powerful message about how libraries bring people together: #LibrariesTransform #ArtOfRacing

Instagram: @miloanthonyventimiglia from the upcoming @artofracingmovie wants you to know: “Libraries are so powerful.” We couldn’t agree more! #LibrariesTransform #ArtOfRacing