DLD Standards: State Library and Pulsdo Announce 2019 Edition OF Minimum Public Library Standards Publication

The New York State Library and PULISDO (Public Library System Directors Organization) announced today the publication of an updated 2019 edition of Helpful Information for Meeting Minimum Public Library Standards in New York State. The document is available on the State Library’s website at The State Library and PULISDO have designed this new edition [...]

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January 2019 LTA Minutes

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 […]

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LTA at NYLA 2018

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 [...]

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Trustee – Winter 2018

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 [...]

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NYLA Author Presentation 2018

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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