2006 Best Friends Awards

Advocacy Materials

  • Medium
    Friends of the Leesburg (Fla.) Library
  • Large
    Franklin Community Library Friends (Calif.)
    The Friends created a one-page newsletter specifically for new homeowners in the area surrounding the Franklin Community Library. Each month over 200 are handed out directly by a cooperating business, Community Connections. Each issue features current programs and a map showing the location of the library. In 2006 10 newsletters were distributed to more than 2,000 new homeowners. A count of library customers as of mid-2006 showed a 3,000 person increase over the previous year.

Fundraisers

  • Small
    Friends of Effingham (N.H.) Library
  • Medium
    Friends of the Leesburg (Fla.) Library
  • Large
    The Friends of the Minneapolis (Minn.) Public Library

Program Publicity

  • Small
    Friends of Roswell (Ga.) Library
    This legal size full-color brochure is folded twice down to 3.5" x 8.5" and is printed on a heavy matte-finish paper. The brochure features complete information about the Roswell Reads program, a community-wide reading and discussion series sponsored by a variety of community parters along with the Friends of the Roswell Library.n increase over the previous year.
  • Medium
    Friends of the Pasco County (Fla.) Library System, Inc.
  • Large
    The Friends of Minneapolis (Minn.) Public Library

Print Newsletters

  • Small
    Friends of Huntingdon Valley (Pa.) Library
  • Medium
    Friends of the Livermore (Calif.) Public Library
  • Large
    The Friends of the Minneapolis (Minn.) Public Library

Web sites

  • Large
    The Friends of the Minneapolis (Minn.) Public Library

Membership: Brochures

  • Small
    Friends of the Huntington (Ind.) Library
    This eye-catching membership brochure folds in the middle with the words "Future Friend of the Library" on the front. Information about the library locations and hours, the group's mission statement, and a membership form are included on the inside. The back features a list of ways in which the Friends support the library.
  • Medium
    Friends of the South Pasadena (Calif.) Public Library, Inc.
  • Large
    Friends of Northside ISD Libraries (Texas)
    This 9" x 12" brochure is printed in full-color on a medium weight matte finish paper. Featuring full-color photographs throughout, the brochure includes information about the Friends, its mission, goals, and objectives. A clip and send membership form is included with check boxes for volunteering. The group's tax ID number is also included.

Membership: Other Materials

  • Large
    The Friends of the Minneapolis (Minn.) Public Library

Book Sales

  • Large
    The Friends of the Library, Gainesville (Fla.) 

Special Project Publicity

  • Medium
    Friends of Berks County (Pa.) Public Libraries