Trustees in the Know:

A Day to Learn, Participate and Renew for Library Trustees and Directors. Sponsored by the Four County Library System, the Southern Tier Library System, the Finger Lakes Library System and the Library Trustees Association. Hosted by the Four County Library System at the Broome County Public Library located at 185 Court Street, Binghamton, NY.
Saturday, May 6, 2017• 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

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Check the Membership Directory. You will have the LTA logo by your library name as a member. View the total list of systems, their libraries and members, or under the System Map, click on your system and you will see the libraries just from your system.

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~ The LTA Membership Committee

Dates & Reminders

  • 2017 Membership Drive Has Begun

  • * * * * * * * * * NEW * * * * * * * * *
    Star Recognition program beginning

  • April 27-28, 2018 -- SAVE THE DATE!"LTA's 2018 Trustee Institute" Long Island Marriott Uniondale, NY (Nassau County)
  • August 12, 2017 - "Trustees in the Know" Plainview-Old Bethpage Library
  • June 6, 2017 - LTA Presents: Free Webinar with Libby Post “Positioning Your Library as an Essential Service and Learning How to Advocate for Your Library Within Your Community” (6:30-7:30, Registration Required)
  • Reminder: Overviews of our State Library Systems can be found by clicking on the Resources & Links tab at the top of this page and then Overviews of our Public Library Systems. A rich history of each system will soon be complete. Read about your system and the many services provided to member libraries.

LTA Overview

We are a statewide organization that represents, assists, educates and honors public library boards and their trustees as providers of free and universal library service.

Our core activities include:

  • Advocating support of libraries and their programs
  • Communicating with library trustees to inform them of issues affecting libraries and library service
  • Educating trustees about their role in the library
  • Recognizing and celebrating the accomplishments of library trustees

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