Senator Farley Announces Establishment of Senate Library Committee

State Senator Hugh T. Farley (R,C, I – Schenectady) reports that he was named Chairman of a newly-created Senate Select Committee on Libraries. This 19-member bipartisan body was established on January 10th through passage of a Senate resolution.   “This new committee will help the Senate in promoting libraries and addressing their needs,” said Senator […]

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NY Assembly Legislative Hearing for Libraries

I would like to thank the trustees, library directors, system directors and other people in the library community who took the time to email me with their thoughts and ideas in the development of this testimony. -Mary Ellen O’Connor, LTA President Testimony: LIBRARY TRUSTEES ASSOCIATION OF NYS – Public Hearing Testimony on Funding Public Libraries in […]

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Call for Nominations for the 2012 Velma K. Moore Award’s 50th Anniversary

DEADLINE: February 24, 2012 The Library Trustees Association of New York State (LTA) is seeking nominations for the Velma K. Moore Award to be presented at the Trustee Institute, May 4 & 5, 2012 in Nassau, NY. The Velma K, Moore Award was established with a gift from the Moore family in 1962 to honor […]

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