LTA C.A.R.E.s . . . We know you do too.

We need your support to do even more and to provide more services in 2015 so we can connect trustees throughout the state with the resources they need.

Please Renew Your Membership for 2015 Today!

Thank you to all of you who renewed in 2014! Your support made a huge difference. But we need everyone’s help.

Every new year is more important than the last for New York State Libraries, because is the only time we can all do something to strengthen them. The 756 libraries and 23 systems in our state need your best efforts as trustees to succeed as one of the linchpins of our communities.

LTA is the only organization dedicated to supporting the work of library trustees. Through education, support materials, resources provided through our website, and opportunities to speak peer to peer, LTA enables your community to be better served..

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Membership Reminder

Join or Renew now.
Library membership includes the Director and all Trustees.

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.

To do what we do, we need you!
~ The LTA Membership Committee


Dates & Reminders

  • November 5th - 8th • NYLA Annual Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY
  • November 14th & 15th • LTA Board Meeting, Hampton Inn, Albany, NY
  • December 4, 2014 • Jerry Nichols Webinar • Public Library Finance and Trustees Fiduciary Responsibilities, hosted by the State Library and LTA
  • February 25, 2015, Wednesday • Advocacy Day, Albany, NY
  • May 1st & 2nd, 2015 • LTA Trustee Institute, Syracuse, NY. Save the dates.
  • Membership:
    2015 Membership notices go out this month. Make sure your board supports the work of the LTA and joins or renews. Be sure to update your board data when you log in.

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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Additional Sponsors

Are you interested in becoming a corporate sponsor? Please contact LTA's president Robert M. Presutti to get the particulars.


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