Resources

FONCPL Newsletters
September 2020
May 2020
February 2020

The links below will direct you to pages with addition links to a wealth of information on each topic.
Information about libraries in general and public libraries in particular
General information on friends of the library and nonprofit organizations
Federal requirements for charitable organizations
North Carolina statues, administrative code, and other documents relating to libraries
North Carolina requirements related to the operation of a friends group
Library organizations
Resources for the blind and physically handicapped
Board resources
Starting and leading a friends group
Dissolving a friends group
Statistics and data
Software and online resources
Project ideas
Grants
Free and low cost books and free books to read online
Fundraising
Crowd funding
Advocacy
Book clubs
Prisoners and libraries
Equity, diversity, and inclusion
Options for discarding books
Volunteer management
Insurance
Miscellaneous - a grab bag of useful information
Publications - three must-reads for friends of the library

These links were last checked in December 2020. Please email the FONCPL webmaster to report any broken links or any additional resources you recommend. We have purposely not included Federal and State links regarding employees as very few Friends pay employees or independent consultants.