BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania - United for Libraries is partnering with the ALA-Children’s Book Council Joint Committee to designate seven Literary Landmarks during Children’s Book Week (May 1-7, 2017).
United for Libraries, the Children's Book Council and Every Child a Reader encourage groups to nominate and sponsor special locations nationwide that are tied to a deceased children's literary figure, author, or their work.
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania – United for Libraries, in partnership with Empire State Center for the Book, will dedicate three Literary Landmarks in the coming weeks that will commemorate the rich literary heritage of New York State. The three landmarks are Steepletop (Austerlitz, N.Y.) on Oct. 23, the Society of Illustrators (New York, N.Y.) on Oct. 27 and the home of Frank Sullivan (Saratoga, N.Y.) on Nov.
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries is accepting applications for the United for Libraries/SAGE Academic Friend Conference Grant through Jan. 9, 2017.
The United for Libraries/SAGE Academic Friend Conference Grant enables a Friend of a college/university library to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Applicants must be active in their college or university Friends of the Library group, or be college/university library staff members who work in development. A grant of $850, plus full Annual Conference registration, will be awarded to the recipient.
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — Friends of the Library groups and libraries across the country will be celebrating the 11th annual National Friends of Libraries Week Oct. 16-22, 2016.
National Friends of Libraries Week offers a two-fold opportunity to celebrate Friends – promoting the group in the community, raising awareness and increasing membership and also giving libraries and boards of trustees the opportunity to recognize the Friends for their help and support of the library.
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania — United for Libraries is accepting applications for the United for Libraries/Thrift Books Friend Conference Grant through Jan. 9, 2017.
The United for Libraries/Thrift Books Friends Grant enables one member of a Friends of the Library group at a public library to attend the ALA Annual Conference. Applicants must be first-time attendees and must be active in their public library Friends group. The winner will receive a grant of $850, plus full ALA Annual Conference registration.
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania - As part of the Pulitzer Prize Centennial celebration, United for Libraries, in partnership with Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma (FOLIO), will dedicate a Literary Landmark for Marquis James (1891-1955), two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for biographies of notable Americans.
CHICAGO – The American Library Association’s Office for Library Advocacy is offering a free webinar series designed to teach attendees how to create, market and implement effective advocacy campaigns for libraries.
Beginning Thursday, July 14th, and occurring each Thursday through Aug. 4, the Library Campaign Training Institute will cover a host of topics, with a different focus each week. These 90-minute sessions include: