Friends of the Library are community volunteers who support library service through fundraising and advocacy. Friends usually operate with a self-elected board of directors representing the community.
Friends of the Library Section (New York Library Association)
Resources for Friends Groups (United for Libraries, a division of the American Library Association)
Keep it Growing: Strengthening Your Friends of the Library Group (Presented by Lisa C. Wemett and Terry Mulee on 5/10/17)