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How to form your friends of the library group

Dorothy Macnaughton

How to form your friends of the library group

by Dorothy Macnaughton

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Published by Friends of Canadian Libraries in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Friends of the library -- Canada -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementauthors, Dorothy Macnaughton, Jami van Haaften.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    ContributionsVan Haaften, Jami., Friends of Canadian Libraries.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19525082M
    ISBN 100969614624
    ISBN 109780969614623
    OCLC/WorldCa166687971

    No matter what skills and experiences you bring to the group, the Friends can use your help! To join the Friends of the Library, visit the Checkout Desk to obtain a copy of the membership form. You may also print a Friends of the Library membership form and mail the completed form with a check to: The Friends of the Tinley Park Public Library.   The location of your book club meetings—a restaurant, library, or your living room—will influence the number of members in the club and vice versa. If it's in your home, you might want to keep it to eight or less. Ideally, no one member will have to .

    community and library patrons for almost twenty years,” Cue said. Each year, the Friends of the Library honors some of its outstanding volunteers by placing leaves on the tree. One honoree was Linda Boyles, a faithful FOL volunteer who, among other activities, helps select a book to be donated to Head Start students each Size: 1MB. The Friends of the Library sponsor activities in support of The Ripon Public Library. Ongoing activities include: Used book sales (now held twice a year around April and October) - a recent sale earned over $3, for library programming and material!; A monthly book discussion group.

    The Library is closed; but during this period, the Friends of the Library and Literary Affairs are offering virtual book discussion meetings through the video-conferencing platform Zoom. For more information on how you can participate in these online book discussions, email [email protected] to join. Dear Friends, Now is the time to show your support for the Jones, Munson and North Amherst Libraries as Friends of the Jones Library System. Membership contributions to the Friends make the difference between minimum funding for libraries and excellent services. Please, we need your help. Make your contribution today.


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How to form your friends of the library group by Dorothy Macnaughton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Talk to your local librarian to find out if it does, and learn what kinds of efforts the Friends group takes on. Tasks range from hosting book sales, bake sales or fundraising efforts to voicing support for the library by attending town hall meetings and city councll meetings, or just spreading the word about the great services and value the.

Libraries Need Friends: Starting a Friends Group or Revitalizing the One You Have (PDF, kb) by Sally Gardner Reed, former Executive Director, United for Libraries, is a free toolkit geared mostly toward public library Friends groups, but with good tips on membership and outreach for Friends groups of any type.

For more information, or to join the Friends of the Library, download, print, complete and mail the membership form (pdf). Or, send your name, address, phone number, city, state, zip code with a check or money order to: Friends of the Library Membership S.

Campbell Ave. Springfield, MO Membership Categories. Junior - $2 (up to The Friends group is an all-volunteer, (c)(3) nonprofit organization that raises funds to benefit the library through book sales and memberships.

If you would like to become a member of the How to form your friends of the library group book of the Library, print and complete this membership form, and mail it to: Friends of the Boise Public Library, S.

Capitol Blvd., Boise, ID Book Discussion Groups; Book Sales; Books For Babies; Give a Kid a Book; Home Delivery; In Honor Of; Volunteer; About. Executive Board; Who We Are; Contact; Menu; Membership Form. What we do: For 30 years the Friends have enhanced and supported the library through fundraising and volunteer efforts.

Eau Claire, WI () Friends are D.C. residents who are advocates for the Library. They also contribute to the Library by offering support for programs or resources not normally provided by public funding.

Friends provide financial support through membership fees, donations, book sales and special events. Friends also volunteer in the Library.

There are Friends groups for neighborhood libraries and. Every library needs Friends. Whether you are a community member or librarian - congratulations, by starting a Friends group you'll be giving an important gift to the community. If you are a librarian, reach out to some of your most faithful and energetic volunteers or a few of your most devout patrons to start a small steering committee.

If you are a library lover who wants to start. Your Library Needs Friends. We are the Friends of the Libraries of Woodbridge Township. We are parents and grandparents, single and married people, professionals, students, homemakers, and retirees.

We are committed to making the future bright by helping our local libraries. Some Friends groups were created specifically to help build a new library.

In Naples, Florida, a Friends of the Library group was formed in with the purpose of building a new Collier County library. The Friends group in Naples was able to take a donation of land which would be leased to the city and used to build the library. Join a “Friends” group.

There is a “Friends of the Library” group for most branch libraries and departments of the Central Library. Friends groups raise money for improvements to their library through memberships, used book sales and other activities. For more information click here or talk to your local librarian. Join the Library.

Your membership supplies the extra funds our library needs to continue to be a valuable asset to our community. You can also show your support by purchasing a Friends Book Bag for $ These are available at the library circulation desks. You can also support the library by sponsoring a major library event.

Check out our new Facebook page. The Friends of the Library sponsors book club kits available to check out for extended periods. The book club kits includes ten hardback copies, one audio version and a discussion guide.

Three of the titles available are Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond and Prison Baby by Deborah. Click on Monthly NewsLetters, checkmark: Events at the Benicia Public Library then scroll down and fill in your email address.

Friends Board Meetings. The Friends of the Benicia Public Library Board Meetings are held quarterly on the 2nd Wednesday of January, April, July, and October at p.m.

in the Edna Clyne Room. Meetings are open to all. Friends of Libraries U.S.A. Fact Sheets (under Resources)() (on FOLUSA web site – ) Role of the Friends Board Role of the Library Trustees Board Development Southern Ontario Library Service – Initiating a Friends of the Library Group 9.

FOCAL’s forming a Friends Group Manual Teens Monthly Book Club — 62 members — Last Activity 12 hours, 57 min ago Books & Literature → Young Adult What the title says: a monthly book club for teens.

Vote on a book, borrow it from your local library, read it with other people online, discuss. New. Membership in the Friends allows you the opportunity to enhance the quality of your community by supporting our public library. New members are welcomed at any time.

To become a member complete the membership form and mail it c/o The Friends of the Library to: Tyler City Road Orange, CT or drop it off when you visit the Library. Adapt and Change – One reason that Friends organizations tend to grow stale, or disband, is that members get bored doing the same thing year after year.

If your Friends group runs a book sale or a book shop – great. – but find new activities to add to your agenda that will attract new and diverse board members and retain your veteran members. Each Friends group has its own officers, by-laws, dues structure, meetings and activities, but they share a common bond of supporting local branches through funding, advocacy and volunteer support.

Some of their activities include: Book sales; Hosting library programs; Educating the public about the needs of the library. Friends of the Library are non-profit volunteer organizations that bring together involved, caring people who support and promote the services and programs of their community library.

Through their fundraising efforts, Friends groups undertake projects and supply items that fall outside the established budget of their local library. A request was posted on the WisPubLib discussion group, asking for creative ways that a library's Friends group can use to raise money to support programming.

A list of ideas that were received was compiled here, and below is a sample. Our Friends sell engraved bricks starting at $ up to $ based on size (I think those prices are correct). Sponsor a golf tournament to benefit the Friends.

Allow members of the Friends group to shop early at book sales. Provide library book bags to those who join the Friends group at a certain $ level. Pay for a ¼ page ad in the local paper. Make coming to Friends meetings a requirement of membership (e.g., don’t encourage not coming to meetings).The Friends of the Frisco Public Library sponsor a used book store on the first floor of the Frisco Library.

The shelves are stocked with donated books, magazines, audiobooks and DVDs. Most items are priced from $ to $ We always have hard and soft cover mysteries and romance novels, as well as books for children and youth.Public donations are the source of books which allow the Friends of the Library (FOL) to host quarterly book sales, maintain an eBay store and donate to the community.

We receive discarded books from our public library, schools, churches and individual collections.