Webinars

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Webinars -- Save the Dates! (flyer with information on upcoming and archived webinars; .pdf file 280k )

Upcoming:

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

June 2, 10:00 a.m.
Jerry Nichols

With more than four decades of experience, Mr. Nichols has been involved in over 60 public library construction, expansion and renovation projects as a project manager, library director, library system director and building consultant.  This webinar will introduce trustees to the basics of team building, planning, design, politics, finance and construction.

Please register at  https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?MTID=e3575175fd1a1df9df8ebf1cfa3e0352bexternal link opens in a new window

What’s New in the Trustee Handbook?

June 14, 10:00 a.m.

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.

Please register at https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/onstage/g.php?MTID=edffc85db9b048d4b74668521484b188d external link opens in a new window

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.

Archived Webinars:

The Role of Trustees in Planning and Evaluation: Effective Strategies to Utilize All Your Resources for Success, by Jerry Nichols, November 18, 2015

The Role of Trustees in Planning and Evaluation: Effective Strategies to Utilize All Your Resources for Success external link opens in a new window from WebEx. (Length: 46 minutes; note that your computer should automatically set up Network Recording Player to view the webinar)

Public Library Finance and the Trustee’s Fiduciary Responsibilities, by Jerry Nichols, December 4,2014.

Public Library Finance and the Trustee's Fiduciary Responsibilities external link opens in a new window from NYSED on Vimeo. (Length: 1:21:55)

Basics for New Public Library Directors, by Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, September 12, 2014

Basics for New Public Library Directors external link opens in a new window from NYSED on Vimeo. (Length: 1:03:24)

The Critical Partnership: Public Library Trustees and Directors, by Gerald Nichols, June 10, 2014

The Critical Partnership: Public Library Trustees and Directorsexternal link opens in a new window from NYSED on Vimeo. (Length: 1:03:24)

Basic Library Law for Trustees, by Gerald Nichols, November 8, 2013


Basic Library Law for Trustees external link opens in a new window from NYSED on Vimeo.

Freedom of Information and Open Meetings Laws for Libraries, September 9, 2013; Bob Freeman, Executive Director of the New York State Committee on Open Government. 75 minutes.

Freedom of Information and Open Meetings Laws for Libraries from NYSED on Vimeo.

What Every Trustee Should Know, by Gerald Nichols, June 11, 2013

What Every Trustee Should Know from NYSED on Vimeo.

Last Updated: May 9, 2016 -- asm; for questions or comments, contact us