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A Visit to our May Regional Training Site: Broome County Memorial Library

The Broome County Public Library opened in October 1904. Originally called the Binghamton Public Library, it was created with a gift of $75,000 from Andrew Carnegie. The building was designed to serve as both a public library and a community center. On the first floor was a collection of 14,000 books and the second floor housed the library's auditorium, the Binghamton Museum of Fine Arts (now part of Roberson Museum) and the Broome County Historical Society

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Dates & Reminders

  • 2017 Membership Drive Has Begun
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    Star Recognition program beginning

  • April 27-28, 2018 -- SAVE THE DATE!"LTA's 2018 Trustee Institute" Long Island Marriott Uniondale, NY (Nassau County)
  • May 6, 2017 - "Trustees in the Know Workshop" Broome County Public Library Binghamton, NY
  • August 12, 2017 - "Trustees in the Know" Plainview-Old Bethpage Library
  • Reminder: Overviews of our State Library Systems can be found by clicking on the Resources & Links tab at the top of this page and then Overviews of our Public Library Systems. A rich history of each system will soon be complete. Read about your system and the many services provided to member libraries.

LTA Overview

We are a statewide organization that represents, assists, educates and honors public library boards and their trustees as providers of free and universal library service.

Our core activities include:

  • Advocating support of libraries and their programs
  • Communicating with library trustees to inform them of issues affecting libraries and library service
  • Educating trustees about their role in the library
  • Recognizing and celebrating the accomplishments of library trustees

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Additional Sponsors

Are you interested in becoming a corporate sponsor? Please contact LTA's Executive Director Tim Gavin to get the particulars.


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