Free webinar on working successfully with Friends groups

Mon, 07/10/2017

Contact:

Colton Ursiny
Administrative Assistant
ALA Publishing
American Library Association

CHICAGO — Executive Director of United for Libraries and former Executive Director of Friends of Libraries U.S.A., Sally Gardner Reed has decades of experience liaising between Friends groups and the libraries that they support, serve, and (sometimes) exasperate. In a new free webinar, “Working with Friends Groups: The Good, the Great, and the Unfriendly,” Reed will offer guidance on building and maintaining these important relationships, showing not only how to effectively harness Friends' goodwill and enthusiasm but also sharing tactful techniques for steering an ineffective or unfriendly group down the right path. She'll also discuss fundraising, advocacy, programs, and membership development best practices. Please join us on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern for this free, one-hour event! You can register for the event here. All registrants will automatically receive a link to a recording of the webinar once it’s available.

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