Contact Us

For questions about Smart investing @ your library, please contact:

Margaret Monsour
The American Library Association
1-800-545-2433 x4396


Robert Ganem
FINRA Investor Education Foundation


The Reference and User Services Association is the premier library association for library staff providing reference and information services, collection development and resource sharing for all ages in every type of library.


Established in 1876, the American Library Association is the oldest and largest library association in the world. It strives to provide leadership for the development, promotion and improvement of library and information services and the professional of librarianship.

FINRA Foundation

The mission of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation is to provide underserved Americans with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for financial success throughout life.

Photo Credits

Many thanks to the photographers, librarians, and fans of libraries whose works we selected from their Flickr photo streams to illustrate our narrative pages. These artists aren’t directly associated with the ALA, the FINRA Foundation, or the Smart investing @ your library project—rather, they licensed to the public via Creative Commons Licensing. We appreciate these artists’ creativity and generosity.

Home Page: Adapted from an original photograph by Flickr Member solidether
About Page: Michael Porter
Project Results Page: Flickr Member kendra k
Apply Page: Travis Nep Smith
Lessons Learned Page: Jimmy Thomas