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With Annual Giving, Tried-And-True Still Works

This post on fundraising is by Marc Huber. Marc Huber is an 18 year fundraising veteran who has consulted on the $25.3 million capital campaign for the DeKalb Public Library, IL, and is currently working as Director of Development for the IUPUI University Library in Indianapolis, IN.


EveryLibrary Parties at #alamw16

Update: for your convenience, the #alamw16 #partyhard map: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=zpoOXl8MOOrg.kZvoWckXYKfg

 


Call Congress About School Libraries Now

The bedrock of our whole library ecosystem is School Libraries and Librarians.  The word from ALA Washington Office is that school libraries are in the proposed reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the "Every Student Succeeds Act".


Welcoming Kyle Courtney

We are thrilled today to announce that Kyle K. Courtney, Esq., has joined our Advisory Committee to consult on Libraries & the Law.


Election Day 2015 – First Look

Library elections are 'evergreen' campaigns.  They can happen any time of the year, and do.  From primaries and special elections to state and municipal off-cycle elections to general elections, libraries on the ballot.  


October Elections Round Up


There were a few library elections that we were tracking in October. We're proud to see that all three were WINS for libraries.  Hopefully this trend will continue in to November.


Library Card Signups – Resources

Thanks to Nancy Dowd and the ALA Public Awareness Committee for the invitation to present on "Using door-to-door marketing for library card signups" today.


Ohioans get out and vote for your libraries on November 3

Ohio is turning out to be a heavy state for library funding ballot measures this November. So, get out and #votelibraries Ohioans and share the vote YES message with your fiends and family in those areas.


How to Become – and Thrive – as a Fundraising Librarian

This post on fundraising is by Marc Huber. Marc Huber is an 18 year fundraising veteran who has consulted on the $25.3 million capital campaign for the DeKalb Public Library, IL, and is currently working as Director of Development for the IUPUI University Library in Indianapolis, IN. Marc is a member of ALA, ACRL, and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. For additional information, contact Marc at [email protected].


Lib Politics Rodeo September 29, 2015

News from around the #libraries #politics world

The East Baton Rouge Parish Library PAC (LA) kicked off a campaign this week to raise awareness for a levy renewal on the October 24 ballot.