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ALA’s Awards and Grants Can Give Your Library a Boost

If your library is like mine, your list of expenses is growing while funding is either stagnant or trending down. That’s why we are enthusiastic about any sources of nontraditional revenue, no matter how modest.

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I Love My Library Card: A Dual Use Library/Debit Card

Frederick County (MD) Public Library (FCPL) has found an ingenious way to combine its patrons’ library card with bank debit cards.

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Does Your Library’s Fundraising or Friends Program Need A Reboot?

From Fundraising 101 to Getting Started on a Strategic and Development Plan, this webinar has something for every library looking to start a Fundraising program or just re-energize and refocus their Friends group.