For immediate release | January 17, 2012

Friends of the Library groups: Fill out ALTAFF’s survey for a chance to win

PHILADELPHIA - The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF), a division of the American Library Association, is conducting a survey for Friends of the Library groups. The survey can be accessed at and responses will be collected through March 1, 2012.

The simple 10-question survey can be completed in five minutes or less. Survey responses will help ALTAFF develop resources for members and will be published on ALTAFF’s website and in an upcoming edition of ALTAFF’s newsletter for members, The Voice. Groups that complete the survey will be entered for a chance to win one of three prizes: $250, a year of AL­TAFF membership or a one-year membership renewal (a value of up to $125), or a copy of ALTAFF’s "Even More Great Ideas for Libraries and Friends" (a $44.95 value).

Please e-mail with any questions or call (800) 545-2433, ext. 2161. Survey results will be posted on the ALTAFF website,, later this year.


ALTAFF is a division of the American Library Association that supports citizens who govern, promote, advocate, and fundraise for libraries. ALTAFF 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 and to learn how to join ALTAFF as an individual, Friends group, Board of Trustees, or Foundation, visit, or contact Jillian Kalonick at (312) 280-2161 or


Jillian Kalonick