Director Resources

    • Handbook for New Library Directors in NY State –
      Authored by Rebekkah Smith Aldrich (.pdf)


    • Handbook for Library Trustees of NY State (2018 Revised Edition) –
      Authored by Jerry Nichols & Rebekkah Smith Aldrich (web link)


    • Directors Advisory Council & Member Association(s) –
      Documents & Meeting Dates (web link)



    • 2018 Statistical Report of STLS Member Libraries (.pdf)


    • Requirements for Meeting Minimum Public Library Standard (web link)


    • Library Law and Regulations in New York State –
      NYS Library Division of Library Development (web link)


  • Sexual Harassment Prevention Legislation Overview & Policy Templates
    • STLS Legislation Overview (.pdf)

      NYS Sexual Harassment Prevention Policy – Template (.pdf)

      NYS Sexual Harassment Complaint Form – Template (.pdf)


      • Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Resources

        Guidance for Providing Training (.pdf)

        Case Studies with Questions & Answers (.pdf)

        Certification and Follow-up Questions Form (.pdf)


          • Office of State Comptroller Audit Findings on Libraries (web link)