Building Stronger Friends Groups
Friend to Friend
Building Stronger Friends Groups

Date & Time
Saturday, May 05, 2001
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Hilton Garden Inn
8971 Wilcox Drive, Twinsburg, OH
$55 CAMLS Members
$55 Affiliate libraries
$100 Non-members

Register through NOLA
Deadline: Friday, April 27, 2001
Limit: 100
Friends groups provide an integral support system for all libraries. They continue to meet the challenges of fundraising, service to the library, and service to the community while coping with the ever-present issue of recruiting and retaining volunteers. CAMLS and NOLA are pleased to offer a conference day that will address the needs of today’s Friends Groups. A motivational keynote will be followed by breakout sessions on topics that really matter to volunteer organizations. Bring a library team and benefit from expert presenters, new ideas, and just being with friends.
Intended Audience
Friends of the Library Board Members, Volunteers, Library Directors, and Library Liaison Staff to Friends Groups
Topics of Discussion
  • Keynote: Strengthening Your Friends Group
  • Expert fundraising
  • Successful book sales
  • Running a gift shop
  • Treasurer’s update
  • Conducting your meeting the right way
  • Best Practices: Successful programs/Successful recruitment and retention initiatives
Monica A. Moloney, Assistant Attorney General
Ann Kent, Business Volunteers Unlimited
Tony Poderis, Fund Raising Consultant
Patricia A. Koch, Registered Parliamentarian
Sara Payne and Dusty Staudt, Morley Library
Linda Potts, Avon Lake Public Library
Sharon Raquet, Friends of Cuyahoga County Public Library
Madeline Brookshire, Cuyahoga County Public Library
Gretchen Laatsch, Friends of Akron-Summit County Public Library