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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...

Trustee Training

Trustees are invited to attend this 2 part workshop at the James V Brown Library, Lowry Room, in Williamsport: Community Engagement on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 10:30AM to 3:30PM Strategic Planning on Thursday July 13, 10:30AM to 3:30 PM. Register for one or both workshops! Learn: how...

scales of justice

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...

SNOE Region Trustee Workshop:   Building Better Boards April 5, 2017 9:30am – 3:30pm Midwestern Intermediate Unit, 453 Maple Street, Grove City, PA  16127 Workshop Agenda 9:30am – Registration 10am – 3pm* – Presentation by Michael Kumer (See below for...

You are invited to attend the 2017 Southwest PA Region’s Trustee Training Institute!                                    Date/Time: Saturday, April 29 | 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration & continental breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m. Location: Crowne Plaza...

Presentation by Cindy Stewart, Consultant for the Pennsylvania Association of Non-Profit Organizations

  submitted by:  Mary Ann W. Yonki, Wilkes-Barre Library District Consultant, Osterhout Free Library, North Branch Strategies for Leadership Transition was the topic of the day on Saturday, September 24,2016 as Library Trustees from the Northeast, Wilkes-Barre and Pottsville...

The registration deadline for the Multi-District Board Trustee and Library Director Workshop on September 17, is extended through Friday, September 9th.  If you haven’t yet signed up and are planning to attend, please register at this Survey Monkey link.  Check out the updated...

Meet Trustees from other districts!  Hear Great Speakers!  Discover Resources!  Eat some Good Food! Whether you live west, north, south or east in PA, you are invited to join trustees and directors at any of the events below! Will you join them? Each event will be different....

Dr. Chris Miller

You are invited to join a Trustee Training: Dr. Christopher Miller will speak about The Challenge of Change:  Thinking outside the box, inside a box Date:  August 13, 2016     9:30 AM—3:00 PM Location:  Cross Creek Resort 3815 State Route 8,  Titusville, PA Access the...