For Trustees

Welcome, library trustees! Here you’ll find training opportunities and other resources for board members. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to your consultant.

It’s important for NCLS to have the correct contact information for all our member library trustees, so if you’re new, or if your contact information has changed, please have your library director fill out this quick Trustee Information Form on your behalf.

Trustee Education Requirement

Beginning January 1, 2023, all library trustees are required by NYS law to complete a minimum of two hours of trustee education every year on the financial oversight, accountability, fiduciary

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NYS Mask Mandate Lifted

Earlier today (2/9/22) Governor Hochul lifted the mask mandate for indoor public spaces. Starting tomorrow, Thursday 2/10, masks are not required to be worn indoor areas other than public transit,

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Open Meetings Law Extended

Chapter 417, the amendment to Open Meeting Law that allows boards to hold meetings remotely, has been extended.  It previously expired January 15th and has now been extended to end

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Update to Open Meetings Law

On Monday, the Governor signed into law an amendment to Open Meetings Law.  Now, public bodies are required to make available or post to their website the documents that they

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Library Planning 102

Over 25 library directors and trustees attended the Library Planning 102 session that was presented by Paulette Roes on Tuesday July 27th. Participants learned techniques, tools, and resources for evaluating

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