Category: National Friends

Summer 2014 FoKL Point

By , June 26, 2014 3:41 pm

Just released is the Summer Edition of FoKL Point!

Make plans to attend the Kansas Library Association Conference in Wichita.  Friends of Kansas Libraries is hosting a speaker for Trustees/Friends Day October 29 who you will not want to miss. Linda Regan, Development Director of the Child Advocacy Center, Springfield, Missouri is introduced in this Summer Edition of FoKL Point.

Read about National Friends of Libraries Week and learn ways to celebrate and recognize your Friends.

See stories featuring fund raisers and programs from Friends groups around the state.

Not yet a member of FoKL?  Join Friends of Kansas Libraries and support your library through your FoKL membership.

Fall 2013 FoKL Point

By , September 19, 2013 8:17 am

The new edition of FoKL Point is here!   Read news of the KLA conference, the Duane Johnson Library Leadership Award winner, and United for Libraries membership for Friends and library trustees.  This Fall edition also includes news from member groups that are working to enhance community library programs and services.

Does your library have an organized Friends group?  Do they belong to Friends of Kansas Libraries?   Join FoKL and your group will be eligible for FoKL grants and awards programs.  Your FoKL membership makes these grants possible.  Become a FoKL member today!

Great Libraries Need Great Friends!

National Friends of the Library Week

By , October 19, 2011 1:48 pm

A volunteer appreciation was held at Silver Lake Library on Tuesday, October 18, 2011.  The event was held in recognition of National Friends of the Library week which is celebrated annually by Friends of the Library throughout the country.

Thirty-two Friends and volunteers attended the appreciation program at the Silver Lake Library.  Roy Bird, author and Gwen Battis, illustrator of “Lil Ike: Dwight D.Eisenhower’s Abilene Boyhood” were guest speakers.

Friends Public Service Announcement

By , September 20, 2010 9:07 am

Paula Poundstone is the spokesperson for ALTAFF (Association of Library Trusteees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations.).  Her message to volunteers and donors to “give back” to their library is both humorous and timely.

Use this ALTAFF Public Service Announcement on your Friends website.  Friends of the Library in all communities have permission to post this message.

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