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…

Join us March 5 for ‘Fundraising Inc.: How to Unlock Corporate Support for Your Library’

From the local coffee shop to multinational organizations, many corporations share our passion for libraries and literacy. Library Trustees, Friends, and Foundations are ideal ambassadors to connect businesses with ways to support the library – through funds, advocacy, and promotion.…

Feb. 13 United for Libraries Learning Live offers opportunity to ‘Ask the Experts’

A panel of experts will address common issues that arise among library Boards, Friends groups, and Foundations at the United for Libraries Learning Live session on Feb. 13 from 2-3 p.m. ET. Featured panelists include Brenda Langstraat Bui, President & CEO,…

United for Libraries to present ‘Just the “T”: Duty, Authority, Responsibility & Liability—Library Trustees as  Public Officials,’ Oct. 31

Clare Membiela, MLS, J.D., Library Law Consultant, Library of Michigan, will present the United for Libraries webinar Just the “T”: Duty, Authority, Responsibility & Liability—Library Trustees as  Public Officials, on Tues., Oct. 31, 2 p.m. Eastern. Library Trustees have a…