United for Libraries to present free ‘Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends and Foundations’ at ALA Annual Conference

For Immediate Release
Tue, 06/09/2015


Jillian Kalonick

Marketing/Public Relations Specialist

United for Libraries


BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries will present the free workshop “Nuts & Bolts for Trustees, Friends & Foundations,” sponsored by BookPage, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 26, at the Westin St. Francis Union Square (California East BR) at the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco.

Library trustees, friends groups, foundations and staff are invited to join a day of information and resource sharing, roundtable discussions and learning opportunities. The morning will feature breakout sessions with presentations geared specifically for Friends, Trustees, and Foundations. Attendees bring their own lunch (or purchase on site) for “Lunch with an Expert,” featuring open forum roundtable discussions with experts on various topics. Keynoting will be writer, activist and library advocate Jewelle Gomez. A panel discussion on communication between trustees, friends of the library, and library foundations will also be held.

Coffee and meet & greet will begin at 9:30 a.m., with the program starting at 10 a.m. The day-long session is free. Please RSVP to united@ala.org. For complete agenda, visit www.ala.org/united/events_conferences/annual/workshops/workshops.

For more information on purchasing tickets and other United for Libraries events and meetings at the ALA Annual Conference, visit www.ala.org/united/events_conferences/annual. For information about registering for Annual, visit www.alaannual.org.

United for Libraries: The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations, is a division of the American Library Association that supports those 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 jkalonick@ala.org.

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