An example is assessing projects the Friends of the Library group
at peer institution Washington State University have conducted and reviewing their FOL website to learn more about the group.
No better or more responsive mechanism can be offered than the establishment of a Friends of the Library group
. The Friends recognise the needs of the library as clients of it.
The changes have been in the works for four years, according to Everett Wilkie, a member of the ACRL's security committee, who spearheaded the effort (see "Library Group
to Revise Guidelines," News and Trends, October 2000).
There is a childmother group, bowling team, and library group
. We encourage members to reach out to each other and form friendships on an individual basis as well as participating in club activities.
A legal tug-of-war over who owns a 224-year-old newspaper announcing the signing of the Declaration of Independence has erupted in South Carolina between a Charleston newspaper's foundation and a local library group
, according to Court TV.
In the northern Sierra Nevada, the Quincy Library Group
, at odds with Forest Service managers since the coalition's formation in 1993, drafted a plan to manage 2.5 million acres on three national forests.
(The city ultimately found money to keep the library open.) And in Santa Cruz County, California, members of the Friends of the Library group
are looking into privatization as a possible alternative to the threatened closure of the county's public- library system.
There will be machine readable catalogs, and access to the research library group
's national network of research and academic libraries by modem as well.
But the Friends of Batley Library group
believes a previous petition, which gathered 11,000 signatures, made councillors think twice about closing it.
As the first Friends of a library group
in Middlesbrough, it has been to keep Marton Library open - and being used as an example for other libraries.
The series is sponsored by the Friends of the Boylston Public Library group
and is free and open to all.
In a four-page letter sent to ward councillors, council cabinet members and MPs, the Community Action for Rumney Library group
lists its objections to the removal of library services from their local branch.