Category Archives: Fundraising

Town Meetings

It seems like the annual town meeting just pops up out of nowhere. I don’t know how,  but it seems like when you least expect it it’s already May and you have to vote on your town budget, again. It … Continue reading

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Team Trivia Night For Your Library

Have you ever heard about a team trivia? It’s kind of like trivia pursuit with several teams battling for first place. The idea of having a team trivia night for the library was brought to our library board by a … Continue reading

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Food for Fines Month

Last month instead of taking money for fines, we took canned goods and non-perishable food item, to donate at the local food pantry. We came up with this idea, because one of our board members were at another library website and … Continue reading

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We’re Almost There

I’ve blogged about how to upkeep your libraries collection, what books you should add to your library, what are some great fundraisers to keep your library open, how to fight at a town meeting, and many many more. Well 2010 is … Continue reading

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Outgrowing Your Library

It’s every librarians worst nightmare, shelving a book and realizing that there is no more space! The first thing you think of doing is weeding, but then you realize that you just weeded last week! You try to move stuff … Continue reading

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ALA

Have you checked out ALA.org recently? The American Library Association (ALA) is a life-line for libraries, they provide scholarships for aspiring librarians, online courses for anyone who wants to learn, webinars to make your library a better library, and of … Continue reading

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Library Lock In

As my library is trying to think of new fund-raising and event ideas, one of the board members suggested a library lock in. Now, my old library has done this a couple times, but I have never attended it. But … Continue reading

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