• MN Association of Library Friends

    MN Association of Library Friends

    MALF connects Friends of Library organizations, provides valuable resources to support their work, and is a strong voice for Friends of Library groups and libraries throughout Minnesota.

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    Webinars & Workshops

  • Event & Program Grant

    Event & Program Grant

Friends of the Library across the country have found great success coordinating author-centered fundraisers. Minnesota is a hotbed for such events. MALF’s first webinar of 2024 will showcase three standout author programs coordinated by Friends across our state. We hope you will join us over the lunch hour on Tuesday, January 23 to hear about...
William Lambert is well known to regulars at the Kasson Public Library, and so is his trusty GMC Sierra 1500 pickup. Both are central to the success of the Friends of Kasson Public Library’s biannual book sales. “Will manages the sales from start to finish – planning, scheduling, and staffing,” shared group treasurer John Talcott.
Friends of the Library across the country have found great success coordinating author-centered fundraisers. Minnesota is a hotbed for such events! MALF’s first webinar of 2024 will showcase three standout author programs coordinated by Friends across our state.
What have you been up to lately? It’s not a rhetorical question. Minnesota’s impressive Friends of the Library community orchestrate scores of creative and successful programs each year – and MALF wants to hear about them! Our annual Evy Nordley Award for Best Project is the perfect way to learn about and share community highlights from 2023.
As excited as we are to greet the New Year, it brings with it a few changes that are bittersweet. MALF bids a fond farewell to four members of its board of directors: Sue Grove (Austin); Melissa Brechon (Little Canada); Marge McPeak (Tower); and Kathy Sacchetti (Tower).

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Note: Minnesota Association of Library Friends is a tax-exempt organization as defined by the IRS (EIN 41-1423551), and therefore eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions.