Friends & Trustees

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Friends of the Library and Trustee groups are some of the powerhouses behind libraries. These groups frequently advocate on behalf of libraries and spend hours raising funds and volunteering their time to help make their local library a success. Find great resources on organizing a Friends group, offering training to trustees, and best practices for working with these groups.

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Board Challenges and Successes

 Webinar / Last Modified: 18 January 2013

Here you will find a link to the archived March 2008 Rural In Focus webinar and the list of associated Quick Links. Ellen Miller presents the POS-CURV approach to improved relations with your board, and Carla Kaiser from the Basehor Community Library...

Motivating Your Board: Lawsuits, Money, and Facilities

 Webinar / Last Modified: 18 January 2013

Here you will find a link to the archived webinar of July 31, 2008: Motivating Your Board: Lawsuits, Money and Facilities. This is webinar #22 in our Rural In Focus webinar series.

Handbook for Connecticut Library Friends

 Document / Last Modified: 10 March 2012

This handbook from Connecticut, created with the help of LSTA funding, shows how to start and run a Friends of the Library.