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Trustee Training  will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Reading, PA Saturday, August 12, 2017 Registration and continental breakfast begins at 9:30 a.m. Lunch and all-day beverage service is also included. Please join attorney, David Spitko of the Law Offices of David...

Judith O’Connor Memorial Fund Scholarships are open to applications from nonprofit board members, with less than three years of experience, to attend the BoardSource Leadership Forum in Seattle. The deadline is May 31.  Learn more.   ...

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Some forty five trustees and library directors stepped out of the “library bubble” and entered the broader world of Pennsylvania nonprofits when they attended the May 10, 2017 multi-district workshop, Nonprofit Law and Your Library, presented by the Northeast, Wilkes-Barre and...

In April, the Southeast Districts hosted two Multi-District Trustee Workshops. The first, Board’s Role: Governance and Effective Meetings, was presented by Michael Kumer, Principal of Boards MTO. Kumer spoke on the role of boards and individual board members and the responsibilities...

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The Butler Area Public Library is partnering with RMU Bayer Center to Offer Classes for librarians.   Conflict Toolbox Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. –4 p.m. It’s inevitable that your staff, your consumers, and your board (maybe even you!) will get irritated from time to...