Learn from your public library colleagues who are creating effective volunteer engagement strategies, tools and practices that will keep you from re-inventing the wheel! Search the database of Get Involved resources and enhance your success in volunteer engagement. Resources include:

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Friends of the Library

Resources for Friends of Libraries


Connecting with Today’s Volunteers to Transform the Friends of the Library (1 hour archived webinar)


Mesa (AZ) Public Library's amazing online booksale operation (about $100,000/year) is volunteer driven and supervised by the library's volunteer coordinator. We appreciate Mesa sharing a 10- minute video about the project, as well as the volunteer job description and a number of invaluable, well-researched training pieces that can be used to prepare volunteers to take on these roles.


Beyond Younger Volunteers: White Paper on What Rural Friends Groups Need to Thrive


How to Recruit New Members for Your Association on Social Media


Book Store Fundraiser – “Secret Santa” – Indianapolis IN

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