For immediate release | January 9, 2013

United for Libraries to present 'Nuts & Bolts for Friends and Trustees' at ALA Midwinter Meeting

PHILADELPHIA – United for Libraries will present “Nuts & Bolts for Friends and Trustees” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PDT on Friday, Jan. 25 at the Sheraton Seattle, Redwood, during the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle.

The popular Nuts & Bolts program will feature speakers addressing topics of interest to Friends, Trustees and advocates, including effective communication, board development, advocacy and organizing author events at your library. Roundtable discussions will be held on marketing, social media, strategic planning, fundraising, board development, author programs and online book sales.

Those planning to attend the Nuts & Bolts program at the ALA Midwinter Meeting should RSVP to Those wishing to attend any non-ticketed United for Libraries sessions, including Nuts & Bolts, should register for a free exhibits-only pass; for more information, visit

United for Libraries: The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations, is a division of the American Library Association that supports citizens who govern, promote, advocate, and fundraise for libraries. United for Libraries brings together library Trustees, advocates, friends, and foundations into a partnership that creates a powerful force for libraries in the 21st century. For more information or to join United for Libraries, visit the United for Libraries website or contact Jillian Kalonick at (312) 280-2161 or



Jillian Kalonick

Marketing / Public Relations

United for Libraries (United)

800-545-2433 ext.2160