for Library Trustees of New York State is a ready reference for trustees, covering all major duties and responsibilities.
Regents Statement On Trustees’ Role
The Regents Statement On The Governance Role Of A Trustee Or Board Member. This is the print image of the statement, which focuses on financial responsibilities.
The Recommendations of the Regents Commission on Library Services
These recommendations will affect every library and trustee.
Open Meeting, Privacy and FOIL Obligations
This library of documents describes your library’s obligations under the State’s Open Meetings, Freedom of Information and Personal Privacy Protection Laws.
DLD – Division of Library Development
part of the New York State Library. Librarians, trustees, public officials and community leaders depend on Library Development to help find new ways of making library services and resources available to people of all ages.
New York’s Libraries Information Network. The statewide email discussion group about libraries.
New York Library Association. The association of professional librarians in New York State.
Mid-Hudson Library System
The library boards’ ultimate responsibility is to ensure and protect the reputation of the institution – best realized through the adoption of clearly written library policies. Written policies provide consistency for patrons and staff, help to resolve misunderstandings, reduce incidents of conflict and help to protect from litigation.
The Regents Commission on Library Services
The commission charged with planning the future of library services.
NYS Committee On Open Government
Learn your obligations under the State’s Open Meeting, Freedom of Information and Personal Privacy Protection Laws.