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

For Immediate Release
Fri, 11/06/2015


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

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

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