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Here’s advice on re-vitalizing a Friends group from FoKL.
Our Authors, Our Advocates is a public awareness campaign by the American Library Association to increase support for libraries.Â Like many authors, Judy Blume is a natural ally and spokesperson for libraries.Â Use this PSA on your Friends website.Â ALA is encouraging libraries to share it with those who can make a difference.
Does your Friends group publish a newsletter, post announcements on Facebook, share news on a webpage? Check out these approaches to public relations by Friends groups. Friends of Rossville Community Library brochure Friends of the Baldwin City Library newsletter Friends webpages share news and offer membership Lawrence ( http://www.lawrence.lib.ks.us/get-involved/friends-of-the-library/) TopekaÂ (http://tscpl.org/friends/) Wichita ( http://www.wichita.lib.ks.us/Organizations/Friends/) Share…
Are you looking for a way to promote membership in your Friends group?Â Do you have big plans but need more active Friends to support your activities?Â Try distributing a membership brochure or bookmark at the library. Ask your librarian to include a Friends page on the library’s website, too. Click here to see a…
Paula Poundstone is the spokesperson for ALTAFF (Association of Library Trusteees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations.).Â 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.Â Friends of the Library in all communities have permission to post this message.
Here’s advice from FoKL on building membership in a Friends group.
Here’s advice about By-laws for a Friends group from FoKL.