For Member Library Trustees

For Trustee Training and Board Development, contact Margo Gustina.

For tax cap filing and referendums, contact Brian M. Hildreth.

Guidance on Internal Policies & Procedures

Contacts for Library-Specific Job Advertisements

STLS’ Policy Development Worksheet for Member Libraries (.pdf)

Policy Templates for your Convenience:

Challenge to Library Materials Policy Template (Word .docx)

Request for Reconsideration of Materials Form Template (Word .docx)

Conflict of Interest Policy Template  (Word .docx)

Disclosure of Interests Template (Word .docx)

Confidentiality of Library Records Policy Template (Word .docx)

Law Enforcement Inquiry Procedure Template (Word .docx)

Wireless Internet Policy Template (Word .docx)

Statewide Resources & References

Handbook for Library Trustees of New York State

Library Trustees Association of New York State

Strategic Planning

Resources and Presentation recordings coming soon (June 2017)

Funding

Resources and Presentation recordings coming soon (June 2017)

Facilities Planning

2017 Construction Aid: http://www.stls.org/construction-aid

Additional resources and Presentation recordings coming soon (June 2017)

Library Data & Benchmarking

Resources and Presentation recordings coming soon (June 2017)

Past Trustee Workshop Resources

Roles and Responsibilities- Guthrie July 2015 FINAL (.pdf)

Library Trustees – Framework for Governance (07.15) – Conrad Wolan (.pdf)

LSTA 2015 Workshop (Hammondsport) Presentations

Learning Webinars for Trustees

Meeting Minimum Public Library Standards

OSC Practice of Internal Controls (.pdf document)

OSC Audit findings 2014 (.pdf document)