December 18, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

School Library Friends Toolkit Now Available from United for Libraries

United for LibrariesIf you’ve been struggling to find the time and resources to start up a friends group for your school library, help has arrived. United for Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, has created a free toolkit geared toward school librarians for just this purpose, and it is now freely available at their website.

Friends Groups: Critical Support for School Libraries gives tips on gaining school support; raising the profile of the school library; generating excitement; establishing a friends group of parents, faculty, and community members; creating a student friends group, and more. Media specialists can take advantage of this free resource and get to building a group of friends and advocates for your school library.

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