Questions? Ask Joe Eisner: Is there a “standard procedure” to be followed by a library board in regard to limitation of the number of years an incumbent board member may serve as chair or as an officer of the board?
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, 2019
Each 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 Office Building (LOB). The LOB is most [...]
News from the State Library
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 [...]
By John McCarthy, Executive Director The Library Trustees Association of New York State is in a period of transition. We have a new Executive Director, a new website, and a new board members joining while other board terms are ending. In this period of change, we are looking for feedback from you, the membership, about [...]
From the Editor’s Desk
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 [...]