Applications for United for Libraries/Thrift Books Friend Conference Grant due Jan. 15

For Immediate Release
Fri, 11/06/2015

Contact:

Jillian Kalonick
Marketing/Public Relations Specialist
United for Libraries

BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries is accepting applications for the United for Libraries/Thrift Books Friend Conference Grant though Jan. 15, 2016.

The United for Libraries/Thrift Books Friends Grant enables one member of a Friends of the Library group at a public library to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Applicants must be first-time attendees and must be active in their public library Friends group. The winner will receive a grant of $850, plus full ALA Annual Conference registration.

For more information and to apply, visit www.ala.org/united/grants_awards/friends/thriftbooks.

The Thrift Books Library Program provides an easy solution for libraries and schools to earn top dollar for discarded and donated books while making a difference. Libraries receive 50 percent commission paid monthly, detailed reporting, easy shipping options and worldwide online exposure with a #1 used bookseller. Your unwanted books find new homes by online resale or donation to literacy programs worldwide. For more information, visit www.thriftbooks.com.

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 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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