Resources From the Steal This Idea: Successful Fundraising Events at Your Library workshop

The "Steal This Idea: Successful Fundraising Events at Your Library" workshop was held February 14, 2013 at the Ripon Public Library.

Video recording of the workshop:

  • part 1 (62 minutes) [please pardon a minute of webcam-jostling near the beginning]
  • part 2 (66 minutes)
  • part 3 (33 minutes)

Diana Skalitzky of Marshall Community Library:

Sara Wilson of Mill Pond Public Library in Kingston:

Terry Kohl, co-chair of Princeton Public Library's "The Quilt that Built a Library" project:

  • Project web page
  • See photos and keep up to date on the project at the library's Facebook page
  • Star Pattern -- "This 9-piece star was designed by Julie Buchholtz [of Berlin Public Library] to be the signature block pattern for the Quilt That Built a Library.  You're invited to download, use, and share freely."
  • 1844 quilt -- "This lovely quilt is a signature quilt made in Massachusetts in 1844.  It was donated to the library by Ruby Keller, a long-time volunteer and former Library Friends president, to be the grand prize for a raffle (drawing to be held Friday, March 15, 2013."  All raffle proceeds will be directed to the library’s building fund.

Library Sparks -- a blog highlighing ideas from around the system & around the country, on fundraising, library programs, grants, free stuff, and advocacy; contact Joy Schwarz so she can highlight your library's fundraisers!

Contact the presenters:

Continuing education activity report form