United for Libraries to present Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends and Foundations, sponsored by EBSCO, at ALA Midwinter Meeting

Jillian Wentworth
Marketing/Public Relations Specialist
Martha Hall Kelly (photo credit Jeffrey Mossier Photography)
jwentworth@ala.org

BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries will present Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends and Foundations, sponsored by EBSCO, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, January 20 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza, Augusta Room 1.

The popular Nuts & Bolts program will present speakers addressing topics of interest to Trustees, Friends, Foundations, and advocates. The session will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a meet and greet with coffee. At 10 a.m., the official program will begin, with morning breakout sessions on board development specific to each group (Trustees, Friends, and Foundations).

“Lunch with an Author” will feature Martha Hall Kelly, author of the bestselling Lilac Girls (Penguin Random House). Learn more about the important role advocacy can play in systemic change with afternoon keynote Ann Cramer, board member of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta. In addition, Public Broadcasting Atlanta recently announced the appointment of Ann Cramer to serve as new chairwoman of its Board of Directors. The day will culminate with roundtable discussions.

The first 75 people to register for Nuts & Bolts using the online form and check-in at the program by 10 a.m. will receive a free lunch from EBSCO. Lunch tickets not claimed by 10 a.m. will be forfeited. Attendees will be notified of their status by Jan. 4, 2017. Those not qualifying for a free lunch may attend the program and purchase lunch on site or bring their own. Lunch tickets not claimed by 10 a.m. will be made available to those who were not among the first 75 registrants.

Please note that all Nuts & Bolts attendees must also be registered with ALA for a free exhibits only pass or as a Midwinter Meeting attendee. Please email united@ala.org or call (312) 280-2161 with any questions.

For more information on purchasing tickets and other United for Libraries events and meetings at the ALA Midwinter Meeting, visit www.ala.org/united/events_conferences/midwinter. For information about registering for Midwinter, visit www.alamidwinter.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 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 Wentworth at (312) 280-2161 or jwentworth@ala.org.

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