National Friends of Libraries Week

October 19-25, 2014

friends of birmingham (ala.) public library Friends of Libraries groups have their very own national week of celebration! United for Libraries will coordinate the ninth annual National Friends of Libraries Week Oct. 19-25, 2014. The celebration offers a two-fold opportunity to celebrate Friends. Use the time to creatively promote your group in the community, to raise awareness, and to promote membership. This is also an excellent opportunity for your library and Board of Trustees to recognize the Friends for their help and support of the library.

Explore ideas and resources:

Free Webcast on How to Start a Friends Group

United for Libraries coordinated the eighth annual National Friends of Libraries Week Oct. 20-26, 2013. As part of the celebration, United for Libraries Executive Director Sally Gardner Reed presented a free webinar on how to start a Friends of the Library group. View the webcast

National Friends of Libraries Week Awards

For more information, visit the National Friends of Libraries Week Award page.

Future dates for National Friends of Libraries Week

  • Oct. 18-24, 2015
  • Oct. 16-22, 2016