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by Adria Ripka Happy New Year, LTA members and supporters. Despite challenging weather, I hope your year has gotten off to a good start. We’ve all had a month or more to recover from our busy holidays. I know many libraries have long had plans for upcoming school breaks with their youth programs. Your LTA [...]
From the Desk of Carol Ann Desch, Coordinator of Statewide Library Services, New York State Library With the start of a new legislative session, it’s a good time to discuss why advocacy is important. Simply put, advocacy is sharing your story. Libraries have many wonderful stories to share, but the most important one is that [...]
If an association library’s increase in the appropriation is rejected by school district voters, what recourse does the library have?
NYLA’s Library Advocacy Day WEDNESDAY, February 27, 2019Each year library advocates from across New York State converge on Albany to voice their support for funding and policies that benefit libraries. Together our efforts have resulted in over $17M in additional library aid since 2011. Summary of Event Most activities will take place in the Legislative [...]
New Minimum Standards for Public and Association Libraries – Part 2Building 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 [...]