FOML Friends 2018 Spring Workshop and Fred Ruffner Symposium
March 8, 2018
Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076
“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?
Registration Deadline is February 23, 2018 ~ No Refunds after March 2, 2018
|8:30 a.m.||Registration with breakfast refreshments|
|9:00 a.m.||Welcome and attendee introductions
Allison Arnold, FOML President
David Ewick, Director, Southfield Public Library
Yolanda Haynes, President, Friends of the Southfield Public Library
|9:05 a.m.||FOML Annual Membership Meeting and Board Election
Allison Arnold, FOML President presiding
|9:10 a.m.||2017 FOML Merit Award Winners announcement|
|9:20 a.m.||Keynote Speaker – Fred Ruffner Symposium
“The Library Bill of Rights: Why is it important? What you need to know”
Dr. Robert Holley, Retired Professor of Library Science, Wayne State University
|10:15 a.m.||Morning Break|
|10:30 a.m||“Successful Friends: The Troy Public Library Experience?”
Cathy Russ, Director, Troy Public Library
Sue Matthews, President, Friends of the Troy Public Library
|12:00 Noon||Lunch with Information Sharing and Optional Library Tours
provided either by Friends of the Southfield Public Library or the Outreach Department of the SPL
|12:45 p.m.||“Course Correction: How to Navigate Choppy Seas”
Rebecca Higgerson, Director, Brandon Township Public Library
|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|
Registration for the FOML Friends 2018 Spring Workshop is now closed.
Click here to download a list of HOTELS near the Southfield Public Library.
The morning and afternoon refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Southfield Public Library.