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Category Archives: Fundraising
Many public and academic libraries (and I think even some school libraries) have something called Friends groups.
It’s no secret that I champion libraries. It’s also no secret that some pundits say that libraries are dying. So it is gratifying to come across the article Who Says Libraries are Going Extinct? in the Pacific Standard. While acknowledging … Continue reading
If you are in the middle of a building project, or maybe if you are even contemplating one, you are no doubt looking at a wide variety of fundraising options. One funding source that has been gaining in popularity is … Continue reading
I find the post Persuasion and Sales: Sure You Can from All Things Workplace intriguing and informative. The thrust of the article is simple. Many of us say we would never want to, and could never be, in sales. And … Continue reading
You never know who might be quietly admiring your library, and planning to reward you someday. You should always be putting customer service first, of course, without ulterior motives. You should be providing remarkable customer service because it’s the right … Continue reading
So here’s an interesting fundraising idea: “The Library Lovers’ Art Auction.” I dearly wish libraries did not have to resort to fundraisers. And when they do, that the funds raised could be for capital campaigns, for buildings, and for “frills.” … Continue reading