United for Libraries name change becomes official

Jillian Kalonick
Marketing / Public Relations
jkalonick@ala.org

PHILADELPHIA — As of Sept. 4, 2012, the American Library Association (ALA) division formerly known as  the Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF) will be known as "United for Libraries."

The United for Libraries name and logo will be featured on the organization’s website and materials. United for Libraries will continue to provide its members, which include friends of the library, library Trustees, foundations and library advocates, with the best possible specialized resources that will empower them to support and advocate for their libraries.

United for Libraries: The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations, is a division of the American Library Association that supports citizens who govern, promote, advocate, and fundraise for libraries. United for Libraries brings together library Trustees, advocates, friends, and foundations into a partnership that creates a powerful force for libraries in the 21st century. For more information or to join United for Libraries, visit the United for Libraries website or contact Jillian Kalonick at (312) 280-2161 or jkalonick@ala.org.

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