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April - June 2010     VOLUME 14 ISSUE 2
 
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Join a Friends of the Library Group!

Join a Friends Group today! Friends of the Library promote and support library programs and staff through fund raising efforts and advocacy. Annual book and bake sales and other community projects provide opportunities to engage in activities which make the library a stronger presence in our community. Together, we are building better libraries for stronger communities.

For additional information on the Friends of the Library group for your local library, please check the website at: http://www.mylakelibrary.org/services/friends_of_the_library.aspx or call your library.

For national programs please refer to the following taken from their website: "The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF) is a division of the American Library Association (ALA) with approximately 5,000 Friends of Library, Trustee, Foundation and individual members and affiliates representing hundreds of thousands of library supporters. Begun in early 2009 with the merger of Friends of Libraries U.S.A. (FOLUSA) and ALTA, the new division brings together Trustees and Friends into a partnership that unites the voices of citizens who support libraries to create a powerful force for libraries in the 21st Century."  Learn more about ALTAFF, by checking out the following link: http://www.pla.org/ala/mgrps/divs/altaff/about/index.cfm