2016 Spring Workshop

FOML Spring Workshop & Fred Ruffner Symposium April 14, 2016

Hoyt Main Library
505 Janes Ave.
Saginaw, MI 48607

(989) 755-0904

Knowledge is Power: Managing Your Friends Group for Optimal 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?

8:30 a.m. Registration with breakfast refreshments
9:00 a.m. Welcome
Paul Snyder, President, FOML
Maria McCarville, Director, Public Libraries of Saginaw
Kim White, Head of Hoyt Main Library, Public Libraries of Saginaw
Carol S. Emrich, President, Friends of Public Libraries of Saginaw
9:05 a.m. FOML Annual Membership Meeting and Board Election
Paul Snyder, FOML President presiding
9:10 a.m. 2015 FOML Merit Award Winners announcement
9:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker – Fred Ruffner Symposium
“The Power of Friends: Winning Friends & Influencing People”
Gail Madziar, Executive Director, Michigan Library Association
10:15 a.m. Morning Break
10:30 a.m “Knowledge Is Power – Lessons Learned” – a panel discussion
Doreen Hannon, Salem-South Lyon District Library
Darnell Gundy-Reed, Muskegon Area District Library
Jennifer Kundak, Chelsea District Library
11:45 a.m. Lunch – at the Castle Museum behind the library; optional tours of the Museum
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 Public Libraries of Saginaw

Registration is now closed for the FOML Spring 2016 Workshop.

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