On Tuesday, June 14 from 10 am to 11 am, the New York State Library and the Library Trustees Association of New York State will offer a webinar by Rebekkah Smith Aldrich entitled, “What’s New in the Trustee Handbook?”

What you need to know now! Join co-author Rebekkah Smith Aldrich as she summarizes the highlights of what is new in the 2015 edition of the Handbook for Library Trustees of New York State. From regulatory issues that every board needs to be on top of to planning for the future, the new handbook supports the critical work of library trustees in the 21st century.

Rebekkah Smith Aldrich is the co-author of the Handbook for Library Trustees of New York State and author of the Handbook for New Public Library Directors in New York State.  A frequent national presenter on topics ranging from the management and governance of public libraries to sustainable funding and public library facilities, Rebekkah has assisted public libraries of all types in New York since 1998. She has served the New York Library Association as a Councilor-at-Large, President of the Leadership & Management Section (LAMS) and as a long-time member of the Legislative Committee. Learn more about Rebekkah at https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebekkahaldrich.

The primary audience for this webinar is trustees, but others are welcome to attend. The webinar will count as continuing education for New York State Public Librarian Certification.

The URL to register and join the trustee webinar session is https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?MTID=edffc85db9b048d4b74668521484b188d

Event password:  handbook16

Registration is required.

The pc requirements for WebEx are listed here:  https://meetings.webex.com/collabs/support/nfaqs?_iframe=/webex/v1.3/support/en_US/rn/system_rn.htm

To test your pc ahead of time you may run a test session at https://www.webex.com/test-meeting.html

The webinar will be archived on the State Library’s website at a future date. Please see http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/webinars/index.html for information on upcoming webinars and access to archived webinars.

If you have questions regarding this webinar please contact Amy Heebner, Division of Library Development, New York State Library at 518-474-4883 or Amy.Heebner@nysed.gov.