United for Libraries’ February Monthly Member Forum to focus on highlights from the United for Libraries Institute: Trustees, Friends, and Foundations

For Immediate Release
Tue, 02/04/2020

Contact:

Jillian Wentworth

Manager of Marketing & Membership

United for Libraries

united@ala.org

EXTON, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries is hosting a live webinar for members, “Highlights from the United for Libraries Institute,” on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time.

Did you miss the United for Libraries Institute at the ALA Midwinter Meeting? See highlights and top takeaways from this event, which featured expert speakers on fundraising, engaging Millennials as board members, The E’s of Libraries®, and more. Learn about additional United for Libraries resources on these topics, and get a sneak preview of United for Libraries events at the ALA Annual Conference for Trustees, Friends, and Foundations. Bring your questions about United for Libraries resources and ideas for future programs.

The live session and its recording are free for United for Libraries members (including Statewide Group Members). Register here

United for Libraries Monthly Member Forums Members are invited to a monthly forum on the second Wednesday of each month at 2 p.m. Eastern Time. All sessions will be recorded and posted in the members-only zones of the United for Libraries website. Each month’s session will cover a hot topic of interest to Trustees, Friends and/or Foundations. A guest speaker will share highlights and information about the month's topic, followed by a Q&A with the speaker. At the half-hour mark, the format will switch to an open discussion among webinar participants. Sessions are open to all personal and group members of United for Libraries.

United for Libraries: The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations, is a division of the American Library Association with approximately 4,000 personal and group members representing hundreds of thousands of library supporters. United for Libraries supports those who govern, promote, advocate, and fundraise for libraries, and brings together library trustees, advocates, friends, and foundations into a partnership that creates a powerful force for libraries in the 21st century. To join, please visit www.ala.org/united or call (800) 545-2433, ext. 2161.