Between 1998 and 2016 Friends of Canadian Libraries has authored or sponsored presentations, posters and workshops relating to Friends of Libraries which have been presented at library conferences and workshops  across Canada. 

 

Advocacy 

Clubb, B., Nash, L. & Harder, J. (2009). Advocacy at work - saving branch libraries. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  Presentation  Presentation-SOS  News Release   SOS-handout 

Dalmyn, J. (2001). Advocacy: Key role of Friends of the Library groups. Presentation at Canadian Library Association Conference, Winnipeg, MB.  Summary

Fay, M. (2006).  Playing politics: Friends as advocates. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.   Presentation

Reed, S. (2006). Spotlight: making the case for your library. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.   FOCAL Point supplement

Friends of Canadian Libraries (FOCAL)

Macnaughton, D. (2007). Friends of Canadian Libraries (FOCAL) - ten years of support to Friends and libraries across Canada. Poster presented at the Canadian Library Association Conference, St. John’s, NL.  

Poster

Friends Groups

Apolloni, M., Sawatsky L. & Fawcett, S. (2005). County Libraries need their Friends.  Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON   Presentation   Summary

Cooper, D., Grey,B. & Spillios, N. (2010). Let’s pat ourselves on the back! But what’s next? Presentation at Alberta Library Conference, Jasper, AB. Notes

Doiron, L. (2006) Gathering of Friends. Workshop, Smithers, B.C.   Link

Fay, M. (2006). Friends showcase: sharing successes and challenges. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  Notes

Huebert, J. (2001). Friends….the more we get together, the happier we’ll be . . . . West Kootenay region of British Columbia. Link

Keuper-Dalton, I. (2003). Junior Friends @ your library: Mississauga's Junior Friends Program. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON

Keuper-Dalton, I., Moreau, M. & Moore, L. (2010). Friends helping friends. Workshop at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  

Macnaughton, D. (2009) How do friends support their libraries? Poster presented at Saskatchewan Library Association Conference, Saskatoon, SK. Poster

Macnaughton, D. (2008) How to start a friends of the library group. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  Presentation  

Presentation Handouts:  Effective Board Meetings  Job Description Blank   JobDescriptions    Friends-role  Libraries Helping Friends; Friends Helping Libraries
Starting a friends-resources   Ten Tips for Recruiting Volunteers    What are Friends for

Macnaughton, D. (2009). Friends of the Library: enhancing your library in your community. Presentation at Saskatchewan Library Association Conference, Saskatoon, SK.  Presentation 

Macnaughton, D. (2010). Friends of Your Library: passionate partners. Presentation at Manitoba Library Association Conference, Winnipeg, MB. Presentation    Resources 

Macnaughton, D. and van Haaften, J. (2008). Friends of Libraries supporting public libraries – best practices and leadership. Workshop conducted at International Federation of Library Associations, Quebec City, QC.  IFLA Paper 

Macnaughton, D., van Haaften, J & Crawford, W. (2009). Friends helping friends – practical tips Workshop at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.   
Bookselling     Mississauga  Pricing  Sorting     Partnerships  
Volunteers

Macnaughton, D. (2002). Northern Ontario/Northern Michigan Friends. Workshop Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Link

Macnaughton, D. & Eisenbicher, W.(2006). You've got a friend: nurturing your Friends of the Library. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.   Presentation

 Macnaughton, D. (2010). A little help from your Friends. Presentation at Ontario Library Service North Conference, Sudbury. ON. Presentation  Ten Tips for Recruiting Volunteers  
 How to revitalize your friends of the library group   Target recruitment  SSM Friends Volunteer Application  What do Friends do  Resources
 

Macnaughton, D. (2015) Friends: adding value to your library. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON. Presentation     Resources

Macnaughton D and van Haaften J. (2014) Friends of the Library:  starting and sustaining your Friends group. Ontario Library Service North Conference, Sudbury, ON.
Presentation  -   PDF file
Handouts        Why you need Friends;     Roles and relationships;     Recruiting and retaining volunteers;    Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers -      Presentation  Part 1  Part 2;  
Ten Tips for Recruiting Volunteers


 MacNiel, J., (2010). Friends.... in the business of fun. Presentation at the British Columbia Library Association Conference, Vancouver. B.C. Notes

MacNiel, J. (2003). Sharing of ideas. Workshop, Vancouver., B.C. Part I  Part II
 

 Magahay, L. Marshall, V. & Durand, S. (2008). What does it take to sustain a Friends  group?. Presentations at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON. 

Presentation   

Lindsay - Lois Magahay  - Brochure      Invitation

North Perth - Sheila Durand -  Annual General Meeting     Events outline    Booklet-1    Booklet-2

Ajax - Val Marshall - Presentation notes

 
  Naccarato, L. & de Groot, J. (2006). With a little Help from my Friends. Presentation at Alberta Library Conference.    Presentation

Neary, H. & Hodges, M. (2002). Best friends @ OLA – best practices, membership & fundraising. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  Summary   Booklet

Neary, H. (2002) Best practices: innovative ideas. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  Summary   Booklet

Plows, C., Macnaughton, D. & van Haaften, J. (2014) Working relationships - - the toolkit. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON     Presentation  Toolkit

Plows, C. & Stephens, L. (2015) Branching out - multi-branch libraries and their Friends. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON. Presentation Handout

Plows, C., Sauve, J & McCool, A. (2014) Size does not matter . . . leadership does. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON      Presentation

Reed, S., Friends of Libraries, U.S.A. (2006) Creating and reenergizing your Friends groups. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto,ON. OLA  FOCAL Point supplement

Tucker, T. (2004). Grassroots and shoestrings. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON. Presentation 
 
Turko, K., Cummings, V., O'Flarerty, P. & Peterman, Dr. M. (2009). Academic Friends groups in Ontario libraries.  Presentations at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.
Presentations Trent      Carleton      University of Toronto

van Haaften, J. (2005). Gathering of Friends. Workshop, Ajax, ON  Link

van Haaften, J., Reed, S. & Hiscock, P.  (2006). North American Friends @ your library. Poster presented at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  Poster

van Haaften, J. (2016)  Starting a Friends  of the Library Checklist. Distributed at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON. - Checklist   Resources
 

van Haaften J., (2016) Follow the trends: results of a 2015 national survey of Friends of Library groups.. Poster Presentations at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON. -  link

Whelan, S. & Bisback, J. (2003). Friends of small libraries. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON. Link

Fundraising

Charters, O. (2011). Everything old is new again: the fundamentals of fundraising in the digital world. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.   Presentation 

Coulter, M. (2012). Friends of the East Gwillimbury Library. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.    Presentation 

Keefe, A. (2001) Fundraising in the library culture. Presentation at Canadian Library Association Conference, Winnipeg, MB.  Summary

Lavery, R. & Andrusyszyn, A. (2010). Winning at Fundraising: Creativity + Teamwork = Success. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON. Summary     Pyramid notes

Lavery, R. (2011). Capital fundraising campaigns – success stories!Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  Collingwood  Presentation  North Grenville

Lavery, R. (2011) Annual giving programs: planning for success. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON   Presentation 

 
 Lavery, R. (2012) Planned giving toolkit. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON  Handout

Lavery, R. (2013) From Corporate Sponsorships to Community Partnerships: Working with small businesses and corporationsPresentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON - Presentation

Sponsorship. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON  Presentation

Macnaughton, D. & van Haaften, J.  (2009). Friends of the Library - fantastic fundraisers!Poster presented at Canadian Library Association Conference, Montreal, QC.  Poster

Macnaughton, D. & Keuper-Dalton, I. (2011). An untapped fundraising stream - selling books online. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON. 

Presentation   Handout  Handout

Macnaughton, D., van Haaften, J & Crawford, W. (2009). Friends helping friends – practical tips Workshop at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.   

Bookselling     Mississauga  Pricing  Sorting   

Mitchell, M. & Looper, J. (2010). Make your Friends store a success. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  Presentation

Nash, L. (2008) Friends with Benefits . . a look at Friends of the Library across Canada.  Report 

Nash, L., & Rumball, H. (2009) Fundraising that works! Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  Nash-Presentation  Nash-Self serve Rumball-Presentation

Reed, S. (2012) Friend-raising – fund raising: new innovative approaches. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  Link

Seguin, G. (2012) Ottawa Public Library Foundation.. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.   Presentation   Handout

Sutherland, E. (2012) Oakville Public Library development program. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  Presentation

van Haaften, J. (2013) Beyond booksales: Friends' fundraising ideas. Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  Presentation

Vanderkruys, C., Lavery,R. , Boy, G. & Zufelt-Baxte, W.(2012). Let's raise a million. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.   Presentation


Networking / Partnerships

Macnaughton, D. (2015) Initiating a Friends of the Library group. OLBA Newsletter   Link

Marshall, V., Archibald, G. & Mills, D. (2000). Friends, Trustees & the Library Director: a marriage made in heaven. Presentation at the Canadian Library Association Conference, Edmonton, AB.   Summary 

Mills, D. (2000). Care and feeding of your Library Director. Presentation at the Canadian Library Association Conference, Edmonton, AB    Handout

Nicol, J. (2004). Town and country: Friends working in partnership. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  Summary

Spillios, N. & Lynch, K. (2011). Trustee survival in the 21st century. Presentation at Ontario Alberta Library Conference, Jasper, AB.

van Haaften J.  (2015) The Relationship Between Friends, Staff and The Library Board. OLBA Newsletter.  Link   (page 10-11)

Whitney, P., Lavender, L.L. & Spillios, N. (2007). Librarians, Trustees, and Friends: partners in the future. Presentation at British Columbia Library Association Conference, Vancouver B.C.  Summary
 

Programs

 

Andrusyszyn , A. (2010). Building a successful event: special events 101. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.   Presentation    Handout

Campbell, H. (2002).The role of Friends groups in preserving and developing library history in Canada.Presentation at Canadian Library Association Conference, Halifax, N.S.

Guthrie, C. (2014) Signature special events. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON      Presentation  Notes  Planning  Budget     

Kennedy , J. (2001). Adopt-a-Library literacy program. Presentation at Canadian  Library Association, Winnipeg, ON.   Summary

Murray-Gill, J. (2002). Community economic development the public library way.   Presentation at Canadian Library Association Annual Conference, Halifax, N.S. Link

 

Volunteer Management

Cooper, R. (2007). Volunteer recruitment and retention today. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  Part 1    Part 2 

Hayles, H. (2001) The Opposite of apathy is a volunteer. Presentation at Canadian Library Association Conference, Winnipeg, MB.   Summary

Kelner, G. (2005) Risky business – you and your volunteers. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.   Presentation OLA Supplement

Lukosik, L., Obermeyer, C. & Macnaughton, D. (2013) Increasing Volunteer Involvement for Friends Groups and Libraries. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON. 

Presentation- Hamilton  

Presentation - Friends

Handouts -

Recruit/retain, Recognition,
Ten tips,  Where to look, Application

Macnaughton, D. (2015)Volunteers - The Right Fit. Presentation at Canadian Library Association Conference.   Slides      Resources        

Macnaughton, D., van Haaften, J & Crawford, W. (2009). Friends helping friends – practical tips Workshop at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.     Volunteers 

Spillios, N. (2013) Fire that volunteer: reinventing volunteers in the 21st century. Presentation at Alberta Library Conference, Jasper, Alberta. Handout  Bibliography

Zulensky, D. (2005) Health & Safety orientation for part-time / volunteer staff for libraries and other associations. Presentation at Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, ON.  Presentation OLA Supplement