Meeting Minutes Friday, March 10, 2017 to Saturday, March 11, 201

DRAFT March 10, 2017 to March 11, 2017 Directors Present:Adria Ripka, Martha Anderson, Jean Currie, George Wolf, John McCarthy, Edris Scherer, Mary Ellen Darling, Timothy Gavin (Executive Director). Excused Absence: Bola Majekodunmi, Phil Archer, Susan Sabers Chapman Guests Present: None Call to Order: President Ripka called the meeting to order at 7:45 pm Friday November […]

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NYLA Annual Conference

November 8-11, 2017 — Saratoga Springs, New York Visit for expanded conference information and registration   Some highlights of the LTA sponsored workshops: *The Proper Care and Feeding of Your Library Director Sponsor: LTA You’ve read the Handbook for Library Trustees of NYS and taken advantage of local, state and online trustee training opportunities. […]

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Meeting Minutes January 16, 2017

Directors Present: Adria Ripka, Martha Anderson, George Wolf, John McCarthy, Phil Archer, Edris Scherer, Susan Chapman, Mary Ellen Darling,Timothy Gavin (Executive Director). Call to Order: President Ripka called the meeting to order at 10:04 am January 16, 2017 Approval of Minutes: Moved by Wolf, seconded by Scherer to approve the minutes of November 2016. Motion […]

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New Health Literacy Toolkit

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and The American Library Association (ALA) have partnered through the Libraries Transform public awareness campaign to create a free toolkit for Health Literacy Month, which is observed in October. NNLM and ALA’s partnership will equip library professionals with customizable tools to raise awareness of how libraries support […]

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Trustees in the Know: LTA Regional Workshop on Long Island

100 Library Trustees gathered on August 12 at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library for LTA’s regional workshop, Trustees in the Know. Rob Caluori, Director of Information Technology at Westchester Library System,broke down technical issues of patron privacy in what might be called Cybersecurity 101 for Libraries. He spelled out risks to library patrons, explained the concept of a […]

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