The Friends of the Santa Fe Public Library and co-sponsors, The State Library/Department of Cultural Affairs, will host a statewide conference — Making Friends — on April 8, 2015 from 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque. This conference has been made possible with support from the Brindle Foundation.
Designed to support Friends of the Library organizations at all stages of development, the daylong event will feature three tracks of workshops geared toward New Friends (Friends groups that are just getting started), Growing Friends (Friends groups that are building), and Old Friends (Friends groups that continue to expand).
Topics will include: Recruiting and Board Building, To c(3) or Not To c(3), Social Media, IRS 990: Management and Marketing Tool, Enterprising Operations, Branding and Marketing, The Art of the Business Ask, Fundraising Strategies, Public Relations, Teamwork: The Public/Private Partnership.
An optional VIP tour of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science will be offered from 3:15-4:15 PM.
Cost: $25 (includes lunch)
Location: Museum of Natural History & Science (1801 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque)