Awards and Grants Winners for 2017

The Awards and Grants issue of FoKL Point is here!  Read about projects other Friends groups are doing and learn about the winners of FoKL’s Outstanding Friends Awards and Challenge Grants. Does your library or Friends group belong to FoKL?  Do you?  We have memberships for individuals, Friends groups and organizations including libraries!  Be part of…

Friends and Trustees Day at Kansas Library Conference

An inspiring speaker, lunch prepared by a chef, door prizes! What more could a conference offer? Friends of Kansas Libraries and Kansas Library Trustee Association remind everyone to send library board members and Friends to the Kansas Library Conference Wednesday, October 19th, 2016, at the Hyatt Hotel in Wichita. The pre-conference (8:30 a.m. – 11:30…

Double your money with FoKL Membership

Does your library have an organized Friends group?  Do they belong to Friends of Kansas Libraries?   Joining FoKL will keep your Friends eligible for the annual FoKL Outstanding Individual and Group Awards. (Your can nominate your group or an outstanding individual Friend here.) Friends funds go twice as far toward support of library programs and purchases with…

Annual Meeting Vote on Bylaws Changes

At the Annual Membership Meeting of Friends of Kansas Libraries, the Bylaws changes proposed by the Executive Board will be voted upon.  Please read these proposed changes in advance of the meeting.  The meeting will be held Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at the Joint Conference of Kansas Library Association and Missouri Library Association at Bartle Hall,…

FoKL Honored by MPLA

The Friends of Kansas Libraries has been selected by Mountain Plains Library Association as the winner of the Carl Gaumer Library Champion Award for 2014. This award will be presented at the joint meeting of MPLA and the Arizona Library Association on November 14 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The award is named for a long-time library…