READCON: A Curriculum for Library Readiness, Advocacy, and Community Empowerment During Challenging Conditions

July Learning Live will equip library advocates with tools for smooth collaboration and effective community outreach United for Libraries’ July Learning Live takes place Tues., July 9th at 2 p.m. Eastern. During READCON: A Curriculum for Library Readiness, Advocacy, and…

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…

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…

Program proposals for United Virtual due April 26

United for Libraries Virtual 2024, an interactive three-day virtual event, will feature expert speakers on current topics facing library Trustees, Friends, Foundations, and staff who work with them. The event will run Tues., July 30 through Thurs., Aug. 1, 2024.…

Fighting Censorship webinar ‘Reclaiming the Narrative: Policy Conversations that Center Community’ workshop to be held March 28

United for Libraries is the leading voice for library Trustees, Friends, and Foundation members across the country. During the final installment in the Fighting Censorship webinar series, a panel of experts will examine how effective local policy is connected to…

Join us for ‘Media and Crisis Communications for Trustees & Friends’ Tues., March 12

Is your library’s Board of Trustees and/or Friends of the Library group prepared for a crisis? How can you support your library’s communications policies and procedures? This session, presented by longtime senior communications and marketing executive Kathleen McEvoy, will go over…