United for Libraries

United for Libraries
Available Resources
Statewide group membership to United for Libraries is provided by the State Library of Kansas in partnership with the Friends of Kansas Libraries (FoKL) and the Kansas Library Trustee Association (KLTA).

Trustee Academy
Trustee Academy is a series of six online courses to help trustees become exceptionally proficient in their roles on behalf of their libraries.

Baby Boomer Volunteers for Libraries & Friends

This is a three-part series of webcasts is designed to inform library friends, trustees, and staff about this new generation of baby boomer volunteers - how they are different from volunteers in the past, what they want from service opportunities, and how libraries and friends can attract them.

Friends & Foundations Zone

The Friends and Foundations Zone provides members-only access to toolkits, current and past issues of The Voice newsletter, publications, webinars, special offers, and more.

Trustee Zone
The Trustee Zone provides members-only access to toolkits, current and past issues of The Voice newsletter, publications, practical guides, webinars, special offers, and more.

Sign Up
To sign up for your own customizable access, you must fill out the online form. Once it is received, access specifically for your library will be sent via email with your login credentials, which will be valid through December 31, 2014.

To get access right away or if you have any questions, have problems logging in, or need further assistance, now or in the future, please contact Beth Nawalinski with United for Libraries via email or by phone at 800-545-2433, ext. 2161. If you ever need login assistance on evenings, weekends, or holidays, please contact United for Libraries via email to ensure trustees and friends can get the help they need as quickly as possible. We know trustees and friends are often doing their volunteer work outside of normal business hours, so we do our best to provide assistance during those hours.

Additional Information
  • Past Kansas Trustee Certification Program information
  • Additional Trustee Resources (provided by other states)
  • Working with Library Boards (resources - blended-learning course was offered during Spring 2011)