Deborah Doyle elected 2023-2024 United for Libraries President; additional board members elected

The ALA election results were announced April 13. The candidates elected to the United for Libraries Board were Deborah Doyle (pictured; Vice President/President), Kathleen McEvoy (Secretary), Lauren Trujillo (Foundation-at-Large), Kathy J. Selking (Foundation-at-Large, and Steven Yates (Friend-at-Large). Their terms will…

‘Friends of the Library & Book Sales: Branch Sales, Online Stores, and More’ focus of United for Libraries Learning Live on June 14

United for Libraries’ Learning Live program for June, “Friends of the Library & Book Sales: Branch Sales, Online Stores, and More” will be held Tuesday, June 14, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Register here. Join staff with the Friends of Montgomery…

United for Libraries Learning Live on May 10 to focus on ‘Libraries Build Business: Support from Boards, Friends, and Foundations’

United for Libraries’ Learning Live program for May, “Libraries Build Business: Support from Boards, Friends, and Foundations,” will be held Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Register here.Libraries Build Business (LBB) is a national initiative of ALA, supported…

May 11 webinar to cover ‘First Amendment Audits: What Your Library Board and Staff Need to Know’

What should library staff do when self-proclaimed “citizen journalists” enter the library claiming a right to question employees and film in any space accessible to the public? The May 11 webinar “First Amendment Audits: What Your Library Board and Staff…