Friends of the Library and the Right to Read: Getting Ready for Banned Books Week

Learn what Friends can do to promote Banned Books Week Tues. June 11 at 2pm ET Banned Books Week (Sept. 22-28, 2024), is an opportunity for Friends of the Library and library Foundations to support the freedom to read. Find…

Deadline Extended: Submit a program for United Virtual 2024

Submissions now open through May 6 United for Libraries Virtual, an interactive three-day virtual event, will feature expert speakers on current topics facing library Trustees, Friends, Foundations, and staff who work with them. We’re seeking programs of interest centered on…

Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund Grants for Programs During Banned Books Week – applications due April 30

Each year the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) distributes grants to organizations to support activities that raise awareness of intellectual freedom and censorship issues during the annual Banned Books Week celebration (September 22-28, 2024).  Staff at all types of libraries,…

Learn How Library Trustees/Boards, Friends, and Foundations Can Support Community Health

Library Trustees/Board Members, Friends of the Library groups, and library Foundations can be valuable partners in supporting community health in libraries. During How Library Trustees/Boards, Friends, and Foundations Can Support Community Health, Join Dr. Noah Lenstra of Let’s Move in…