2016 Fall Workshop

FOML Friends Workshop October 13, 2016

Kalamazoo Public Library – Main Branch
315 S Rose St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

(269) 553-7886

Knowledge is Power:  Managing Your Friends Group for Optimal Friend-ly Service

Synopsis:  What are the key ingredients that make the best recipe for a successful Friends group?  Success depends on knowledge and information and those who are willing to apply this knowledge to managing the many functions involved in Friends’ activities.  How knowledgeable are your Friends?

9:00 a.m. Registration with breakfast refreshments
9:30 a.m. Welcome
Paul Snyder, President, FOML
Ann Rohrbaugh, Director, Kalamazoo Public Library
Christine Kabell, President, Friends of Kalamazoo Public Library
9:40 a.m. “Knowledge is Power:  Helping Your Friends Achieve Maximum Results”
Allison Arnold, Director, St. Clair County Library
Darnell Gundy-Reed, Friends of Muskegon Area District Library
Jennifer Kundak, Friends of Chelsea District Library
10:20 a.m. Morning Break
10:30 a.m “Knowledge Is Power – What Can the Archives of Michigan Offer You?”
Kris W. Rzepczynski, State Archivist
12:00 Noon Lunch with Information Sharing
1:15 p.m. Talk About Friends: What Knowledge Can You Share?
Share your Friends success stories and other information
2:00 p.m. Afternoon Break
2:15 p.m. What Knowledge Can You Share? (New Discussion Table)
2:45 p.m. Wrap-up & Workshop Evaluation
3:00 p.m. Adjournment / Optional Library Tours – Friends of Kalamazoo Public Library

Registration for the FOML Friends Fall Workshop is currently closed.

To download a list of HOTELS near the Kalamazoo Public Library, click here.

Important:  Special Parking Instructions . FOML is happy to announce that parking for the Fall Workshops will be FREE. To have your parking validated:

  • You MUST park on the upper level of the Epic Center Ramp # 2 (located 1 block east of the Kalamazoo Public Library at 136 E South Street)
  • Please make sure you take a ticket when you enter the ramp.
  • During the workshop, ask for your parking validation coupon at the FOML Registration Table.
  • When you leave the ramp, turn in your coupon to the Epic Center Ramp attendant.

To download a pdf of these Parking Instructions, click here.   Print out this helpful map to locate the parking ramp.