CHICAGO – The American Library Association’s Office for Library Advocacy is offering a free webinar series designed to teach attendees how to create, market and implement effective advocacy campaigns for libraries.
Beginning Thursday, July 14th, and occurring each Thursday through Aug. 4, the Library Campaign Training Institute will cover a host of topics, with a different focus each week. These 90-minute sessions include:
PHILADELPHIA — United for Libraries, in partnership with the Empire State Center for the Book, recently dedicated two Literary Landmarks on the same New York City block. The dedications, for Erich Maria Remarque and E.L. Doctorow, occurred on June 18 on the 300 block of East 57th Street, and recognized two apartment buildings.
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — Comedian and United for Libraries spokesperson Paula Poundstone will be signing at the Recorded Books booth (1951) at the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando on Sunday, June 26, noon to 1:30 p.m.
Conference attendees can pick up an autographed card and a free download of Poundstone’s book “There’s Nothing in This Book That I Meant to Say” as well as an excerpt from her new audio release “North by Northwest: Paula Poundstone Live!”
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries will present “Isn’t it Romantic?” from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 26 at the Orange County Convention Center, W101A, at the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando.
Featured romance writers will include Meg Rosoff, Mary Kay Andrews, Susan Wiggs, Heather Graham, Shelly Shepard Gray, Brenda Novak and Meg Rosoff. Authors will sign copies of their books following the program. The panel will be moderated by Barbara Hoffert, editor of Library Journal's Prepub Alert.
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries will host “Reads Like Fiction, Nonfiction You Can’t Put Down” from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 26 at the Orange County Convention Center, S330 A-B, at the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando.
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries President Ed McBride will host the President’s Program featuring bestselling author John Hart from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 25 at the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando.
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries will present “Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends and Foundations” from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 24 at the Hilton Orlando, Lake Eola, during the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando.
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries: The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations, is pleased to announce that United for Libraries Board Member Fred Stielow has been appointed to the Center for the Future of Libraries Advisory Group.