2015 Spring Workshop

FOML Workshop April 23, 2015

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road
Rochester, MI 48307

(248) 656-2900

“Community Engagement: How Friends Can Promote the Value of Your Library”

Synopsis:  Friends can play a vital role as advocates for the library and its services. What are some of the strategies that Friends can undertake to promote and increase the value of the library? How can Friends work with the director, library staff, and trustees to carry out cooperative and collaborative activities which make the library a center of community engagement?

8:30 a.m. Registration, breakfast refreshments, and attendee introductions
9:00 a.m. Welcome
Paul Snyder, President, FOML
Christine Lind Hage, Director, Rochester Hills Public Library
Bill Kroger, Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library
9:10 a.m. FOML Annual Membership Meeting and Board Election/Paul Snyder, FOML President
9:20 a.m. 2014 Merit Award Winners
Friends of Hackley Public Library
Friends of New Buffalo Library
Friends of the Salem-South Lyon District Library
9:30 a.m. “Telling Your Library Story”
with our Fred Ruffner Symposium Speaker: John Pelegrino, Education Sales Consultant, Gale | Cengage Learning, Inc.
10:15 a.m. Morning Break
10:30 a.m “Success Stories: How Our Friends Promoted Our Millage”
Doreen Hannon, Director, Salem-South Lyon Library
11:45 a.m. Lunch with Information Sharing
1:15 p.m. “Our Michigan Archives”
Kris Rzepczynski, State Archivist – Archives of Michigan
2:00 p.m. Afternoon Break
2:15 p.m. Talk About Friends – Table Talk
Share your Friends Success Stories and other information
2:55 p.m. Wrap-up & Workshop Evaluation
3:00 p.m. Adjournment / Optional Library Tours – Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library

Registration is currently closed.

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