The following is a message submitted by DLD to NYLINE.

On Monday September 9, from 11 am to 12 pm, the New York State Library will offer a free one hour webinar by Bob Freeman, Executive Director of the NYS Committee on Open Government. He will provide an overview of the Freedom of Information and Open Meetings Laws and respond to questions. Bob Freeman has been with the Committee on Open Government since its creation in 1974. He has addressed numerous government, public interest and professional organizations, as well as students of law, journalism, public administration and information science and policy. The webinar will be archived on the State Library’s website at a future date. Library and system trustees, library directors, library system directors and staff are encouraged to attend this webinar. The webinar will count as continuing education for New York State Public Librarian Certification.

The URL for the webinar session is

Registration is not required.