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United for Libraries is a division of ALA with approximately 5,000 Friends of Library, Trustee, Foundation and individual and group members representing hundreds of thousands of library supporters. Begun in early 2009 with the merger of Friends of Libraries U.S.A. (FOLUSA) and ALTA, the new division brings together Trustees and Friends into a partnership that unites the voices of those who support libraries to create a powerful force for libraries in the 21st century.

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Office Hours

The United for Libraries office is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm eastern, Monday through Friday. For general inquiries, please call (800) 545-2433, ext. 2161 during these hours. For assistance outside of these hours, please email Emails are monitored evenings, weekends, and many holidays to ensure our members receive timely responses to their requests.

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