Building for Your Future: Public Library Renovation and Construction from Dream to Dedication

Thursday, June 2, 2016
10:00 am-11:00 am
Presented by Gerald Nichols

What’s New in the Trustee Handbook?

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
10:00 am-11:00 am
Presented by Rebekkah Smith Aldrich

Coming Soon! Helping All Trustees Succeed (HATS) Webinar Series

A series of short online webinars focused on information trustees need to know. Issues such as Open Meetings Law, the Role of the Board President, Duties of the Treasurer, as well as many other topics, will be covered in 15-20 minute presentations available on the State Library website at:

Archived Trustee Webinars

For more information on our Webinars and to access the Archived Webinars please visit:

  • Basic Library Law for Trustees
  • The Role of Trustees in Planning and Evaluation
  • The Critical Partnership: Public Library Trustees and Directors
  • Freedom of Information and Open Meetings Laws for Libraries
  • Public Library Finance and the Trustee’s Fiduciary Responsibilities
  • What Every Trustee Should Know

And, in addition…

Free Access to WebJunction Online Courses for All!

The State Library has partnered with OCLC to provide free access to WebJunction’s self-paced courses and webinars for all library workers and volunteers (including trustees).
Visit: for more information.

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The University of the State of New York
The State Education Department, New York State Library
Albany, New York 12230
April 2016