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In This Issue
- Advocacy Day Wrap-Up
- President's Memo
- Get Your Library Questions Answered!
- News from the State Librarian
- Library Trustees Association (LTA) of New York State
- System Overview North Country Library System
- From the Editor's Desk
Library Trustees Association (LTA) of New York State
presents the 2015 Trustee Institute - May 1st & 2nd Crucial Connections
Spring 2015 issue of Trustee
FRIDAY, MAY 1
3:00 – 6:00 pm
GENERAL REGISTRATION AND RAFFLES
3:00 – 4:00 pm
CONNECT WITH LOCAL BUSINESSES: GREENWOOD WINERY TASTING
“Wine Country in the City.” 6475 Collamer Road. Short drive from the hotel. (Nominal Fee)
4:00 – 6:30 pm
CONNECT WITH TECHNOLOGY, HOST SYSTEMS AND VENDORS FAIR
Hands-on Tech Lab, System tables, and vendor contacts
Cocktails (cash bar), raffles, complimentary hors d’oeuvres
6:30 – 8:30 pm
DINNER & PRESENTATION OF Outstanding Trustee and Friend Awards
Opening remarks by LTA Institute Chair Adria Ripka, Host System Directors and closing remarks by Bernard Margolis, Assistant Commissioner for Libraries and NY State Librarian
SATURDAY, MAY 2
8:00 – 9:00 am
Continuing Registration AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9:00 – 10:15 am
CONNECT WITH WHAT INSPIRES YOU: PART I (Choice of Sessions A, B, C)
A. Connecting with your Community
Presenter: Libby Post, President, Communication Services (Strategies and methods to connect with patrons, politicians and the public.)
B. Connecting the Numbers
Presenter: Gail Kinsella, CPA, GGMA, Partner at Testone, Marshall and DiScenza (Focus on internal controls, types and purposes of audits.)
C. Connecting the Legal Lines
Presenter: Robert T. Schofield, Partner and Ellen Bach, , Osterman & Hanna, LLP. (Legal “hot” topics, legal resources, questions and answers.)
10:15 – 10:45 am
CONNECT WITH EACH OTHER
Coffee Break and time for networking.
10:45 – 11:45 am
CONNECT WITH WHAT INSPIRES YOU: PART II (Choice of Sessions A, B, C)
A repeat of earlier breakout sessions -- a chance to connect with one of the other presenters.
12:15 – 1:30 pm
LUNCHEON, RAFFLE DRAWINGS & PRESENTATION OF VELMA K. MOORE AWARD
1:30 – 2:30 pm
Dr. David Lankes, from Syracuse University. Expecting More from Libraries.
Get a better feel for the big picture as our libraries play a vital role in community engagement.