Free Webinar – Basic Library Law for Trustees

Date: Friday, November 8, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Place: Online at
Presenter: Jerry Nichols

This webinar will introduce public library trustees to the critical laws and regulations that govern their library.  Topics will include the legal structure of libraries; the By-Laws and other critical documents; conduct of meetings and FOIL; policy fundamentals; trustee liability; and legal resources for trustees.

The webinar will be archived on the State Library’s website at a future date.

Library and system trustees, library directors, library system directors and staff are encouraged to attend this webinar.  The webinar will count as continuing education for New York State Public Librarian Certification.

The URL for the webinar session is
Registration is not required.

Before the session, users can click this link to determine if their pc meets the minimum requirements for Blackboard Collaborate: external link opens in a new window

The minimum requirements are listed in the following link: external link opens in a new window

Please contact Amy Heebner, Library Development Specialist, Division of Library Development, New York State Library, if you have any questions about the webinar.

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