Working Relationships Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to help you create a document that best fits your particular circumstances.  Those who use this toolkit are the stakeholders - Friends, Library Board Trustees and library management and staff involved in the process You can call it a Memorandum of Understanding, Terms of Reference,  Affiliation Agreement, or Policy Statement.

Link to tooklit

You can use this toolkit to collect ideas and set goals. It offers a basic framework within which you work to write your own document. It can be both a yardstick used to measure the current status of your group, as well as a goal to attain in the future. Take from our template what applies in your situation.

Links to resources:

Friends of the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library
     Code of conduct
     Friends privacy policy

London Public Library Policy - Policy: Friends of the London Public Library

Macnaughton D. and van Haaften, J. (2007) How to form your Friends of the Library group. Sault Ste. Marie: Friends of Canadian Libraries.

Ottawa Public Library Memorandum of Understanding 

Oxford County Public Library Board
    Excerpt from Community Engagement Policy Advisory Committees – Friends of the Library  
    Governance Policy - Local Advisory Committees/Friends of the Library

Stratford Public Library A Stratford Public Library Fundraising Protocol