Coverart for item
The Resource The Good, the Great, and the Unfriendly

The Good, the Great, and the Unfriendly

Label
The Good, the Great, and the Unfriendly
Title
The Good, the Great, and the Unfriendly
Creator
Subject
Summary
Executive Director of United for Libraries and former Executive Director of Friends of Libraries U.S.A., Reed has decades of experience liaising between Friends groups and the libraries that they support, serve, and (sometimes) exasperate. Her new book cuts to chase of building and maintaining these important relationships, showing not only how to effectively harness Friends' goodwill and enthusiasm but also sharing tactful techniques for steering an ineffective or unfriendly group down the right path. Her pragmatic approach will resonate with public and academic library directors, volunteer coordinators, and other library staff who work with Friends. Written with knowing humor and focused on getting positive results, this book provides guidance for developing a Friends group for public and academic libraries; explains how to merge a Friends group with a foundation; gives pointers on encouraging Friends to attract new and active members, working with the Friends board to develop leadership skills, and other crucial partnership strategies; addresses the sticky situation of "unfriendly" Friends, with sage advice on handling Friends who seem unmotivated when it comes to fundraising or advocacy, are uncommunicative, overstep their bounds, and other difficult issues; and shares fundraising, advocacy, programs, and membership development best practices from Friends groups across the country. Tailored specifically to librarians' point of view, this book will inform and empower libraries to work effectively with Friends groups for greater fundraising, engagement, and advocacy outcomes
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reed, Sally Gardner
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Language Arts
  • Nonfiction
Label
The Good, the Great, and the Unfriendly
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:b619926e-d463-474b-8b23-ff123a1e8989
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780838915233
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Good, the Great, and the Unfriendly
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:b619926e-d463-474b-8b23-ff123a1e8989
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780838915233
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Merrimack Valley Library ConsortiumBorrow it
      4 High Street, Suite 175, North Andover, MA, 01845, US
      42.7009413 -71.1255084
Processing Feedback ...