LTA Quarterly Meeting Conference call January 12, 2019 Minutes The meeting was called to order at 10:05 AM via phone conference call. Attendees included: Adria Ripka, Martha Anderson, Mary Ellen Darling, Susan Sabers Chapman, John McCarthy. 1) Finances Current statements and balances – John reported that we now have access to our PayPal account that […]
LTA sponsored several programs at the NYLA Conference in Rochester. Small Libraries, Big Data: Getting good data to make more informed decisions was sponsored solely by LTA and had a standing room only audience. Presenters Matthew Corey and Dawn Vincent from NCLS made a potentially dry topic very interesting. Other programs we supported included many [...]
President’s Greeting- by Adria RipkaHello, Library Trustees Association of New York members and supporters. As we close out 2018, LTA is holding its annual membership renewal campaign. We look forward to, and appreciate, your continued support for this vital library trustees’ organization. I am pleased to introduce you to our new Executive Director, John McCarthy. The LTA board of directors looks [...]
At the 2018 Institute of the Library Trustees Association of New York State, we hosted a panel discussion with three fascinating authors that belonged to the Long Island Author's Group. Roland Allnach, Linda Frank, and John Krahn entertained our attendees with their opinions on libraries and their experiences as authors.
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The Legislative Committee of the New York Library Association brings together voices from every constituent group within the library community, including LTA, to craft a common vision for a shared Advocacy Agenda for each legislative session. 2019 will present circumstances that have not been seen in nearly a decade; Democratic party control of the Senate, Assembly, and Governor’s Office. Capitalizing on this opportunity, the Legislative [...]