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:
- slides of her Keeping the Fun in Fundraising PowerPoint presentation
- slides of her Killing the Post Office: Assassination or Community Service PowerPoint presentation
- postcard used for advocacy campaign
- WLA: Wisconsin Small Libraries section on Facebook
- Mini Golf Course:
- Lewis Station Winery -- collaborated with the library on their wine-tasting event
- Berres Brothers Coffee Roasters -- contact them to inquire about a coffee-tasting event at your library
- Dig & Save store in Madison
Sara Wilson of Mill Pond Public Library in Kingston:
- Razzle Dazzled Rocks and video
- Garden Spring Fling
- Pretty Painted Pots
- A Tisket A Tasket, A Fun-Filled Basket
- Lincolns for the Library
- see photos and keep up with more of Sara's fundraiser's at the library's Facebook page
- Royale House engraved brick pavers
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 firstname.lastname@example.org so she can highlight your library's fundraisers!
Contact the presenters:
- Diana Skalitzky email@example.com
- Sara Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org
- Terry Kohl email@example.com