United for Libraries to present ‘Getting a Bigger Piece of the Pie’ at the ALA Annual Conference

For Immediate Release
Tue, 06/16/2015


Jillian Kalonick

Marketing/Public Relations Specialist

United for Libraries


BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries will present “Getting a Bigger Piece of the Pie: Effective Communication with Funders & Policy Makers” from 10:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 28, at the Moscone Convention Center 2005 (W) at the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco.

Learn from the experts about how to get to know, communicate with and influence those who approve your library’s budget.  Even in tough times, there are strategies to get more funding. Featured speakers will be April Butcher, executive director of the Sacramento Public Library Foundation and member of the board of directors of California Public Library Advocates; Valerie Gross, CEO and president of the Howard County (Maryland) Library System, and Deborah Doyle, acting executive director of the Friends of the San Francisco Library, past president of the California Library Association, and United for Libraries board member.

For more information on purchasing tickets and other United for Libraries events and meetings at the ALA Annual Conference, visit www.ala.org/united/events_conferences/annual. For information about registering for Annual, visit www.alaannual.org.

United for Libraries: The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations, is a division of the American Library Association that supports those who govern, promote, advocate and raise funds 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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