FOML Friends Fall Workshop
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Delta Township District Library
5130 Davenport Dr.
Lansing, MI 48917
“Best Practices: Key Steps to Improving Your Service as a Library Friend”
Synopsis: Service as a library Friend works best when all the elements of service fall into place and activities are carried out with well-functioning practices and organization. What are the key best practices that will help and guide you along your path to being a productive Friend serving your library and being an advocate for its services?
|9:30 a.m.||Registration with breakfast refreshments|
|10:00 a.m.||Welcome and attendee introductions
Allison Arnold, FOML President
Mary Rzepczyaski, Library Director, Delta Township District Library and
Jane Thomas, President, Friends of the Delta Township District Library
|10:10 a.m.||Keynote Speaker
“Friends of All Ages: Engaging with Youth Through Programming”
Cathy Lancaster, Youth Services Coordinator, Library of Michigan
|10:50 a.m.||Morning Break|
|11:05 a.m|| “Are You Organized – or Not? Key Organizational Principles for Successful Friends Groups”
Clare Membiela, Library Law Consultant, Library of Michigan
|11:45 a.m||“Friends as Library Advocates”
Gail Madziar, Executive Director, Michigan Library Association
|12:45 p.m.||“All Pumped Up: Strategies for Friends’ Public Relations & Possible Fundraising, Too”
Trenton Smiley, Marketing + Communications Director
Scott Duimstra, Executive Director, Capital Area District Libraries
|1:30 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 Tour|
Registration is now closed.
The morning and afternoon refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Delta Township District Library.