[Michlib-l] Register today for ‘Fighting Budget Cuts and Finding Funding’ on Jan. 26 at 2pm ET

White, Shannon (MDE) WhiteS29 at michigan.gov
Mon Jan 25 09:01:04 EST 2021

*Please note correction below: United for Libraries Learning Live will be held on the fourth Tuesday of each month.*

United for Libraries is launching a monthly online program for members, “United for Libraries Learning Live,” which will be held on the fourth Tuesday of each month through 2021. The first program, “Fighting Budget Cuts and Finding Funding,”<https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fala-events.zoom.us%2Fmeeting%2Fregister%2FtJ0vce2vrz4jHNHhZc3ai-xAPyFRhhg_LPsg&data=04%7C01%7Cwhites29%40michigan.gov%7C0bdff6bfeb5c4915786208d8be1a1e92%7Cd5fb7087377742ad966a892ef47225d1%7C0%7C0%7C637468366681072423%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C2000&sdata=EggKQX1Gi8OG0c95DK0ME0uWfBbKtnEn3kyFouUOD88%3D&reserved=0> will be held Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2 p.m. Eastern.

United for Libraries President David Paige and United for Libraries Board Member Maura Deedy will lead a discussion on how library Trustees, Friends groups, and Foundations can advocate for funding in the current environment. Participants will be invited to share success stories and tips. Additional topics will include partnerships, messaging, and shifting expenditures for Friends groups and Foundations.

David Paige is 2020-2021 President of United for Libraries and the director of Libraries Unlimited. He has served as both a library Trustee and Friends board member in New Hampshire and California.

Maura Deedy is the Library Advisory Specialist at the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC). She serves as a Board Member at Large for United for Libraries, and is a co-chair of the United for Libraries Programming Committee. At MBLC, she supports library directors, Trustees, municipal officials, and Friends on legal and governance issues, and matters relating to the administration and development of public library services in Massachusetts.

The live session and its recording are free for United for Libraries members (including Statewide Group Members). Register here<https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fala-events.zoom.us%2Fmeeting%2Fregister%2FtJ0vce2vrz4jHNHhZc3ai-xAPyFRhhg_LPsg&data=04%7C01%7Cwhites29%40michigan.gov%7C0bdff6bfeb5c4915786208d8be1a1e92%7Cd5fb7087377742ad966a892ef47225d1%7C0%7C0%7C637468366681082382%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C2000&sdata=PWXv6sLx0ryfUk5WOHU1tEU3RNbBagEp3XxS0jaCZIM%3D&reserved=0>

United for Libraries Learning Live sessions take place on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. Eastern Time. All sessions are recorded and made available to members. Each month’s session will cover a hot topic of interest to Trustees, Friends and/or Foundations, followed by a Q&A and/or discussions. Sessions are open to all personal and group members of United for Libraries.
United for Libraries
The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations
A division of the American Library Association
The Library of Michigan provides a statewide membership for all Michigan public libraries.  The project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Shannon White
Library Development Manager
Library of Michigan, 702 W. Kalamazoo, Lansing, MI 48909
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