United for Libraries Institute: Trustees, Friends, and Foundations

Saturday, January 26, 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Seattle Central Library (in the Microsoft Gallery), 1000 Fourth Ave, Seattle WA

Join the rally for libraries!
Prior to registration, plan to attend a media event and rally for libraries with ALA President Loida Garcia-Febo at 11:00 AM at the Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., on Level 3 (near the Fifth Avenue Entrance). Join Garcia-Febo, Seattle’s Chief Librarian Marcellus Turner, Washington Library Association President Rhonda Gould, elected officials, and fellow library Trustees, Friends, and Foundation members for this inspiring advocacy event! Email andra.addison@spl.org to receive a free T-shirt to wear at the rally, or for more information. Everyone is invited!


11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Registration/Meet & Greet


12:30 PM – 12:45 PM Welcome & Introductions
Paula K. Beswick
, board member, United for Libraries and Co-Chair, United for Libraries Program Committee


Jan Masaoka12:45 PM – 1:30 PM Libraries, Volunteerism, and the Meaning of Life
Keynote by Jan Masaoka, Director of California Association of Nonprofits

 


1:30 PM – 1:50 PM The E’s of Libraries: Eliminating the Library Reality-Perception Gap
Charity Tyler, Executive Director, Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Public Library Foundation and Co-Chair, United for Libraries Program Committee
Paula Miller, Director, Baltimore County (Md.) Public Library


1:50 PM – 2:00 PM “What’s Your E?”
Discuss with your neighbor, 5 minutes each


2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Break


2:15 PM – 2:30 PM Library Giving Day
Jonna Ward, Chief Executive Officer, Seattle Public Library Foundation


2:30 PM – 3:50 PM Working Together: Friends, Foundations, Trustees, & Libraries
Panel Discussion with Q&A

Ross BakerBUILDING A DIVERSE FOUNDATION BOARD
Ross Baker, Past President, Seattle Public Library Foundation



BARRIERS TO ENGAGING MILLENNIAL TRUSTEES
Tess Wilson, LYNCS Outreach Librarian, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and United for Libraries Emerging Leader



LEVERAGING YOUR COMMUNITY AMBASSADORS WITH YOUR FRIENDS
Maureen Rust, Assistant Professor, Student Engagement and Community Outreach Librarian, Central Washington University and Julia Stringfellow, Professor, University Archivist and Library Faculty Chair



TSusan GregoryHE ROLE OF THE LIBRARY AND LIBRARY DIRECTOR WITH SUPPORT GROUPS: ALIGNING MISSIONS AND STRATEGIC DIRECTION
Susan Gregory, Director, Bozeman (Mont.) Public Library

 

 


3:50 PM – 4:00 PM Wrap-up