Friends of Libraries Resource Book Conference Proceedings

Friends of Libraries Resource Book

The Friends of Libraries Resource Book (PDF - 142KB) offers a wealth of information for everyone interested in supporting and getting the best out of their library.

Conference Proceedings

Pathways to Partnership (PDF - 198KB): Conference Proceedings for the second FOLA National Conference 1998

How to establish a FOL group FOLA Strategic Plan 2002-2006

How to establish a FOL group

A brochure of Key Steps (PDF - 62KB) to establishing a Friends of the Library Group

FOLA Strategic Plan 2002-2006

The FOLA Strategic Plan 2002-2006 (PDF - 562KB) outlines the short term and long term goals of the association.

Successful Friends (bookmark)

Successful Friends (bookmark)

A Friends of Libraries Australia bookmark (PDF - 380KB) with contact details for FOLA and highlighting recent winners of the Baker & Taylor Best of Friends Award.

Merchandise For Your Library

The following merchandise is available to all FOLA members and can assist in supporting libraries and their use throughout Australia.

Incorporation: An explanation of the Associations Incorporation Act by Graham Wheeler
ISBN 1 875326 33 2
Published by Council of Social Services of New South Wales 2002

Available from NCOSS, 66 Albion Street Surry Hills NSW 2010
Phone 02 9211 2599 or email the National Council of Social Services (NCOSS).
Website: National Council of Social Services (NCOSS) (

Working the System: A guide for citizens, consumers and communities
ISBN 0 9586694 5 7
Published by Public Interest Advocacy Centre 2003

Available from PIAC
Phone 02 9299 7833 or email the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC).
Website: Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) (

Friends of Libraries Resources Book: An authoritative guide and source book for Friends of Library Groups in Australia by Daniel Ferguson
ISBN 0 957 76972 5
Published by Friends of Libraries Australia Inc. 2005

Website: FOLA Resources page

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