National Friends of Libraries Week



This webinar offers ideas on how to celebrate National Friends of Libraries Week within your group, library, and community. Speakers Judy Bentzen (Friends of the San Juan Island Library) and Katie Norris (Friends of the Charleston Public Library) present on their National Friends of Libraries Week Award-winning projects from previous years. Learn about the ALA Store’s new customizable products designed specifically for Friends.

Judy Bentzen currently serves as Treasurer of the Friends of the San Juan Library. She is also known as a salty accountant with a love for books and libraries. She is a mother of four and grandmother of five.

Katie Norris is a client account manager for a software company who lives and works in Charleston, South Carolina. A lifelong library lover and avid reader, Katie began volunteering at book sales before joining the board of the Charleston Friends of the Library in 2015 and served as Board President for the last two years. In her current role as Past President, Katie sits on the Executive Committee, chairs the Nominating Committee, and spearheads the effort to write the next strategic plan for the organization.


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