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FOML Fall Workshop Oct. 20

The Friends of Michigan Libraries (FOML) Fall Workshop will be held at the Novi Public Library on October 20, 2010. The topic is Speak Up! The Role of Friends in Library Advocacy and Community InvolvementClick here for a link to the registration form and further details.


8:30 a.m. Early-Bird Registration & Networking
9:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks from FOML President, Charles Hanson,Vicky McLean, Novi PL Friends and Julie Farkas, Director
9:45 a.m. Keynote Speaker – Kent Oliver, Director, Stark County District Library, Canton, Ohio
“Library Advocacy and Community Involvement ”
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. “Yeah, Team: Bringing Some Cheer and Support to Michigan Libraries:”
Larry Neal, Pres.-MLA & Dir., Clinton-Macomb Pub. Lib.
Julie Farkas, Director, Novi Public Library
Shirley Bruursema, Trustee, Kent District Library
11:45 a.m. Lunch & Tours of the New Novi Public Library
1:15 p.m. “Online Book Sales: Things to Know, Things to Do, and Things I Wish I Knew”
Speaker: John Oswalt, Mission Based Books
The Northville Public Library Experience, Paul Snyder, Coordinator
2:00 p.m. Break
2:15 p.m. Networking Between Friends – Ideas for Sharing, Initiatives for Caring
3:15 p.m Evaluations
3:45 p.m. Adjournment