New Minimum Standards for Public and Association Libraries – Part 2

Building on an article published in the last issue of Trustee, Part 2 provides additional information for library boards about the updated minimum standards for public and association libraries. All public and association libraries in New York State are required to comply with the updated standards by January 1, 2021. While minimum Standards 1-5 as [...]

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What’s New on LibraryTrustees.org?

The core mission of your LTA revolves around education, recognition, and advocacy. To that purpose, we have been updating and upgrading our website in a couple of key ways. The roll-out of these changes is happening now, and we’d love to get your feedback about what we are doing right or wrong or what new [...]

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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 www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/helpful/index.html. The State Library and PULISDO have designed this new edition [...]

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John McCarthy has agreed to reconnect with LTA as our Executive Director

John McCarthy has agreed to reconnect with LTA as our Executive Director effective October 1, 2018. John is a former library trustee and LTA board member. He is knowledgeable about the organization and has been working with our Executive Committee during this time of transition. John McCarthy Bio John McCarthy is an educator, data-hound, novelist, [...]

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