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  1. 2007 Literary Landmarks

    Will Rogers Museum, Claremore, Okla. Will Rogers wrote to entertain, to enlighten, and to educate. His words were stilled far too soon. The site on which the museum now resides was purchased by Will and Betty Rogers to build their Oklahoma home. It is on ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 05:26 - United for Libraries

  2. 2008 Literary Landmarks

    Idlewild Public Library, Idlewild, Mich. Idlewild is the Black Eden of 20th century African American history. It was the vacation destination for writers such as Charles Chestnutt, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, and W. E. B. DuBois. At Idlewild, wri ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 05:26 - United for Libraries

  3. Selling Books Online

    Many Friends groups are using an additional venue for selling used books. While most are still engaged in wonderful and fun used book sales and library book stores, more and more are selling "special" books online. It takes time and commitment t ...

    admin - 06/20/2013 - 11:53 - United for Libraries

  4. Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends and Foundations

    Fri., Jan. 20  8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Omni Hotel Dallas, Trinity 5 $50 advance, $75 onsite The popular Nuts & Bolts will feature speakers addressing topics of interest to Friends, Trustees, Foundations, and advocates, followed by roundtable discussions gear ...

    admin - 01/16/2012 - 11:12 - United for Libraries

  5. United for Libraries Specialized Outreach Services Luncheon: Intellectual Freedom & Accompanying Library Policies

    Sat, June 29 noon-1:30 p.m. Advance tickets: $55 ($50 United for Libraries members); onsite tickets: $65. Event code: UFL3 Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Burnham 23AC The traditional Specialized Outreach Services (SOS) luncheon presented by United for Lib ...

    admin - 10/29/2013 - 11:13 - United for Libraries

  6. United for Libraries Forms National Partnership with Paula Poundstone

    Emmy Award-winning comedian Paula Poundstone helps raise awareness for Friends of the Library groups as national spokesperson for United for Libraries, a division of the American Library Association that supports citizens who govern, promote, advocate, an ...

    admin - 01/31/2013 - 11:35 - United for Libraries

  7. Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building

    Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building Austin, Texas Dedicated: Dec. 3, 2009 Partners: Texas Center for the Book and Friends of Libraries & Archives of Texas The Lorenzo de Zavala State Archives and Library Building, the headquarters of ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 05:26 - United for Libraries

  8. ALTAFF Programs: Public Library Association Conference 2010

    Trustee Excellence: Creating a Strong Foundation Through Orientation and Education Fri., March 26, 2010 4-5:15 p.m. Room D135-136, Oregon Convention Center Nothing will do more to ensure that library Trustees are able to become part of a dynamic team guid ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 05:26 - United for Libraries

  9. Literary Landmark: Eudora Welty Library

    Jackson, Miss. Dedicated: 2009 Partners: Friends of Mississippi Libraries, Jackson Friends of the Library, Mississippi Library Commission Eudora Welty, a native and lifelong resident of Jackson, Miss., earned the Pulitzer Prize, the American Book Award, t ...

    admin - 12/12/2011 - 05:26 - United for Libraries

  10. Idea Sharing for Friends Groups

    Perhaps the most important service United for Libraries provides is an opportunity for Friends, Trustees and Foundation members to share ideas and best practices. Nobody knows better how to "do it right" or avoid pitfalls than those who have exp ...

    admin - 11/07/2012 - 18:10 - United for Libraries