Commissioners, Trustees, Friends and Foundations all need support!

CPLA is here to help you get the information you need to support your Public Library!

We've got something for everyone

  • Friends of the Library
    •  Answers: 
    •  How to start a Friends of the Library
    •  South Carolina Friends Poll
    •  Understanding Board Member Needs
    •  Handbook for Connecticut Libraries
    •  Recruiting and training volunteers
  • Foundations
    •  Recent research on Public Library Foundations: 
    •  Why Endowments?:
    •  Fundraising Training for Foundation Boards
  • Advocacy
    •  Because Advocacy Never Stops
    •  ALA's Advocacy University
    •  Speak Out Guide
    • Library Advocacy Now! 
    •  Turning the Page: Supporting Libraries, Strengthening Communities


Strengthening California Libraries through Advocacy and Education
California Public Library Advocates is a 501(c)(3) EIN number 91-2142416
PO Box 2185 Daly City, CA 94017-2185

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