United for Libraries Midwinter Institute for Trustees, Friends, and Foundations

Library Trustees, Friends groups, Foundations, and library staff are invited to join a free afternoon of learning opportunities. Deborah Doyle, Vice-chair of Sonoma County (Calif.) Library Commission and United for Libraries legislative committee chair, will moderate. Expert speakers and panelists include:

The E's of Libraries with Alan Fishel, Communications & Technology at Arent Fox and United for Libraries board member.

Fundraising: The More It Changes, The More it Stays the Same with Libby Post, President/CEO, Communication Services and United for Libraries board member.

Recruiting Advocates of All Ages: Engaging Millennial Members on Boards, Friends Groups, and Foundations with Lina Bertinelli of Enoch Pratt Free Library/Maryland State Library Resource Center and Tess Wilson of National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Middle Atlantic Region.

Friends of the Free Library of Philadelphia Take it to City Hall with Linda L. Colwell-Smith, President, Friends of Torresdale Library; Betty Beaufort, Friends of Queen Memorial Library; Erica Zurer, Friends of the Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library; and Yvette Robinson, Friends of Overbrook Park Library.