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Friends 02-01-17 Agenda

 

BCCLS FRIENDS of the Library Committee Agenda

 Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 10 am

BCCLS Office

 

Welcome-introductions

  1. Volunteer recorder for today's meeting
  2. Approve Minutes from 11/2/16 Meeting
  3. Review Committee charges
  4. Review Evaluation from 12/7/16 event
  5. Program ideas-set calendar
  6. BCCLS Friends Page and discussion on how to best disseminate handouts, etc. to Friends groups
  7. Next meeting date
  8. Adjournment 

Committee Members

 

Ellen O'Keefe, Chair    okeefe@northvale.bccls.org                                    Northvale

 

Camille Valentino         valentino@emerson.bccls.org                                 Emerson

 

Emiliana Tuohey          emiliana.tuohey@fairlawn.bccls.org                        Fair Lawn

 

Melissa Singlevich       melissa.singlevich@hasbrouckheights.bccls.org    Hasbrouck Heights

 

Jeanne Sylvester         jeanne.sylvester@nutley.bccls.org                          Nutley

 

Daragh O'Connor        oconnor@riveredge.bccls.org                                  River Edge

 

Darlene Swistock        darlene@bccls.org                                                   BCCLS

 

Donna Perkosky          donna.perkosky@paramus.bccls.org                      Paramus

 

Robin Rockman           robin.rockman@oradell.bccls.org                           Oradell

  

Friends Consultants

Ella Urdang                  erurdang@aol.com                                               Englewood

Georgene Betterbed    camel178@verizon.net                                         Glen Rock

 

 Tasks:

  1. Work with Scholarship Committee to host Annual Friends Breakfast in October 2017.
  2. Identify needs, develop and implement programs that foster thriving Friends organizations that build and strengthen relationships with library board, director, staff and the public.
  3. Develop funding advocacy toolkit. Work with the Government Relations & Public Policy and Public Relations Committees to develop materials to engage Friends groups and communities in funding libraries over ⅓ mill through the Johnson Legislation or other legislative actions.

Past Committee Events:

2016: 

  • NLW Kickoff, How May We Help You?, Wed, 4/11/16, 10 am, Hasbrouck Heights, 42 attended
  • Reach Out, Reactivate, Recharge, Wed, 6/1/16, 10 am, Maywood, 42 attended
  • Learn How to Successfully Advocate & Promote, Wed, 9/21/16, 7 pm, Hawthorne, 38 attended
  • Building Friends-Best Practices: orientation packets, mentoring programs, building relationships, Wed, 12/7/16, 10 am, Hasbrouck Heights, 28 attended

2015: 

  • Mission and Role of the Friends Group, 1/21/15
  • Membership Development, 2/18/15
  • Book Sales, 3/18/15
  • Presentation by Panel of Experts on Legal, Organizational and Financial Issues for Friends Groups, 5/20/15
  • Public Relations including social media, websites and newsletters, 9/16/15
  • Fundraising (including Ebay), 10/28/15
  • Relationships between the Friends Group, Library Board and Staff, 11/18/15 

 

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