First Friday with Friends

First Friday with Friends is a monthly gathering of Friends Groups, Members, Librarians, and those who love libraries. It is held on the First Friday of the month at 9:00 am central (8:00 am mountain) via Zoom. To receive reminder emails and follow-up materials, please email FoKL President, Amy Brucker, at

Next First Friday with Friends is Friday, July 1, topic TBD

Click on the title (highlighted in blue) to view the recorded sessions.

June 3, 2022 “Secrets of Success: Summer Library Programs” with Friends of the Andover Public Library
May 6, 2022: “Secrets of Success: Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner” with Friends of the Wamego Public Library
April 1, 2022: “Secrets of Success: Online Memberships and Payments” with Manhattan Public Library Association
March 4, 2022: “Secrets of Success: Friends of the Winfield Public Library”
February 4, 2022: “Let’s Get Social: Using Media to Communicate with Friends”
January 7, 2022: “Advocating for the Library at all Levels”

December 3, 2021: “Allocating Funds Raised”
November 5, 2021: “Open Mic: Bring Your Questions”
October 1, 2021: “National Friends of Libraries Week”
September 3, 2021: “Let’s Talk Friends, Foundations, and Libraries”
August 6, 2021: “Who’s On Fire? Preventing Burnout”
July 2, 2021: “Going for the Gold: Be a Library Champion”
June 4, 2021: “Making Memberships Meaningful”
May 7, 2021: “Book Sales”
April 2, 2021: Back to Business: Keeping Friends Safe”
March 5, 2021: “Friends: How are you doing?”