Friends of Tennessee Libraries

Presentations from the 2022 Annual Meeting of Friends of Tennessee Libraries


Sights and Sounds from the 2022 Meeting

A brief summary of the Annual Meeting of Friends of Tennessee Libraries held October 22, 2022, at the Tennessee State Library & Archives

Jamie Ritter, Tennessee State Librarian & Archivist

Jamie Ritter, Tennessee State Librarian & Archivist, welcomes Annual Meeting attendees to the Tennessee State Library & Archives.

Exploding Your Online Book Sales

Diane Rocco, a member of the Blount County Friends of the Library and a 2021 TNLA/FOTL Friend of the Year, shares the story of her group’s eBay bookstore and offers tips and ideas for successful online book sales.

A Conversation with Author Ed Tarkington

Novelist Ed Tarkington discusses his latest book, The Fortunate Ones.

Advocacy & Action: Supporting Libraries and Driving Change

State House Reps. Sam Whitson and Darren Jernigan offer advice on how to communicate effectively with your legislators about the importance of libraries to your communitiy.

Friends of Tennessee Libraries: A Look Back, A Look Ahead

This scrapbook celebrating 30 years of library Friendship begins with a photo of co-founder Julie Webb (1926–2022) and Patricia Watson, director of the Knox County Public Library in 1992.