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Trustee Academy and Short Takes for Trustees

Our member libraries have access to these trustee training resources from United for Libraries:

Trustee Academy is a series of online courses to help trustees become exceptionally proficient in their roles on behalf of their libraries. All of the online courses are taught by a professional in the field.

Short Takes for Trustees is a series of 10 short videos (8-10 minutes each) that can be shown during Trustee meetings to stimulate discussion about the important role that Trustees play in the governance of their libraries.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Oct 21

Library Law and Finances

10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Member Library Group: Librarians Working Together (LWT) Learn about library law as it pertains to your role as a Trustee as well as the tax cycle, financial reports, and audits for libraries. Presented by Phil Lenzini of Kavanagh, Scully, Sudow, White, Frederick. Event Coordinator: Rylie Roubal...

Always Available

Community Based Strategic Planning

Library Types: 
Library Management
Trustee Development

In this workshop, George Needham offered a framework for strategic planning that is inextricably rooted in the community served, whether that's a political subdivision, a college or university campus, a school district, or a corporation. Participants gained hands on experience ...Read more