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In This Issue
- Moving Forward - LTA's Vision for 2014
- President's Memo
- From the Editor's Desk
- News from the State Librarian
- 2014 Trustee Institute
- LTA Introduces a New Service for Members
- Annual Library Trustee Association Awards 2014
- 2014: Library Advocacy Day Moves to New Month and New Day
- System Overview
2014 Trustee Institute
Winter 2014 issue of Trustee
ay 2nd & 3rd
Challenging the Past to Create the Future
Location: Westchester Marriott
670 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591
FRIDAY, MAY 2
3:00 – 6:00 pm: General Registration
3:30 – 5:30 pm: Library Tour of Greenburgh Public Library
6:00 – 7:30 pm: Library Features & Future Fair
A showcase of library, library system, and vendor events, programs, activities, and products.
7:30 – 9:30 pm: Dinner & Presentation of Service & Trustee Awards
Opening remarks LTA President Bob Presutti, Host Systems and Bernard Margolis, Assistant Commissioner for Libraries and State Librarian
SATURDAY, MAY 3
8:00 – 9:00 am: Breakfast
9:15 – 10:15 am: Challenging Conversations
(choice of Workshop A, B, C)
A Rethinking the Budget: Is the only choice to cut hours?
Presenter: Gerald Nichols
Director, Palmer Institute for Public Library
Organization and Management
B Responding to Emerging Technologies: Are you prepared?
Presenter: Norman Jacknis
Senior Fellow - Intelligent Community Forum,
Senior Fellow – National Association of Counties
C Rediscovering Your Community:
Are your only users @ the library?
Presenter: Rebekkah Smith-Aldrich,
Coordinator for Library Sustainability, Mid-Hudson Library System
10:30 am – 12:00 noon: General Session
Trustee Responsibility for Intellectual Freedom:
Questions you didn’t know you should ask!
Moderator: Robert Hubsher, Executive Director, RCLS.
Panel: a library director, attorney and library trustee will examine legal and ethical perspectives of individual privacy issues
12:15 – 1:30 pm: Luncheon & Presentation of Velma K. Moore Award
1:30 – 3:00 pm: Keynote Address
to be confirmed soon! Watch for details!