Helpful Hints



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Public Service Announcement from ALA

Our Authors, Our Advocates is a public awareness campaign by the American Library Association to increase support for libraries.  Like many authors, Judy Blume is a natural ally and spokesperson for libraries.  Use this PSA…


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Promoting Friends Membership

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…


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Membership Reminders

Are you looking for a way to promote membership in your Friends group?  Do you have big plans but need more active Friends to support your activities?  Try distributing a membership brochure or bookmark at…


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Friends Public Service Announcement

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…