Library Planning 101

Over 25 library directors and trustees attended the Library Planning 101 session that was presented by Paulette Roes on Tuesday July 13th. Participants learned about the fundamentals of creating a relevant and responsive library plan and went away with practical examples and resources to help with the planning process. For those who could not attend, the recording is available HERE. Handouts from the class are also available at HERE.

Make plans to join us for the next planning session, Library Planning 102 on Tuesday, July 27th at 10am. More information, including the registration link is available on the NCLS Events calendar.

Authority for virtual meetings ends

With the lifting of the state of emergency on Thursday June 24th, the authority for virtual meetings ends on June 24th. This means library boards must now meet in person starting on June 25th.
Open meetings law does allow for a member to meet virtually, as long as there is both a video and audio component.  Additionally, all locations in which members are participating need to be advertised and open to the public.  This means that if a board member dials in from home their address needs to be included in the board meeting public notice and made accessible to the public.

You can find more information about Open Meetings Law at