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Free Webinar – Basic Library Law for Trustees

Date: Friday, November 8, 2013 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Place: Online at http://ellum2.nyit.edu:80/join_meeting.html?meetingId=1336512911959 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 […]

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Free Webinar – “Advocacy Recycling” : Leverage Existing Events and Resources for Lasting Advocacy Impact

Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Time: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Place: Online at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/820414770 Coat: Free Between reading programs, hosting community meetings and classes, assisting students in summer school, and everything in between, summer is a great time for all types of libraries to really shine. As we all know, when decision makers don’t […]

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Free Webinar – What Every Trustee Should Know

Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Place: Online at http://ellum2.nyit.edu:80/join_meeting.html?meetingId=1336508111564 Presenter: Jerry Nichols Cost: Free The New York State Library will offer a brief introductory webinar for new public and association library trustees, “What Every Trustee Should Know.” “Handbook for Library Trustees” author Jerry Nichols will cover the following topics: […]

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NYLA Library Advocacy Day

MVLS Member Library staff, trustees, Friends and patrons are encouraged to attend Library Advocacy Day on March 05, 2013, sponsored by the New York Library Association (NYLA). Our goal is to show our legislators how much people care about libraries by filling their offices with library supporters. NYLA’s 2013 budget and legislative priorities, as well […]

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Grant Opportunity – Citizens-Save-Libraries Advocacy Grants

Thanks to a $75,000 grant from the Neal-Schuman Foundation, United for Libraries is awarding 20 Citizens-Save-Libraries grants to support advocacy at the local level for libraries with troubled budgets. The grants will cover travel and expenses to send expert advocates to 20 locations over the course of 2 years to help Friends of the Library […]

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