Continuing the discussion from Why librarians are needed more than ever in the 21st century:
One problem it seems to me is that words have meanings. Library = Building full of Books. Librarian = Person that works a Library. The meanings of those words end up framing the discussion. Ask people "Do we need more money for buildings full of books and people to manage those books?" Most people are going to say "No"
Reframing the issue with new words would help. I'm not saying I have any idea what better words are but as an example "Do we need funding for a place where people can get access to information and talk to people who will help them find the information they need?" . "Yes!"