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Library Trustees and the 2020 Census Trustees can play a key role in the 2020 Census by serving as Library Trustee Champions.  Trustees are fiscally responsible for their library and naturally concerned with an accurate Census Count.  As key community leaders, this is an opportunity...

trustee training Scranton

On Saturday, June 1, 2019, trustees from the Northeast, Wilkes-Barre and Pottsville Library Districts gathered to learn about Creating Strong and Engaged Boards. This multi-district CE opportunity was made possible in part by LSTA funds. Tish Mogan, Standards for Excellence Director...

When: Saturday, June 1, 2019 Where: Courtyard by Marriott Wilkes-Barre Arena 879 Schechter Drive,               Wilkes-Barre PA 18702 Time: Registration 9:30AM, Program begins 10AM, Working Lunch 12PM, Program ends by 3:30 Cost: $5   Registration  (Registration is limited,...

The Stand for Your Mission Awards will recognize nonprofit boards that have “established advocacy as an expectation for engaged and effective board leadership and, by doing so, are helping their organizations realize their missions and set priorities in partnership with policymakers...

Kahoot

  On July 13, District Consultants within the Northwest Region hosted the Multi-District Workshop: Library Boot Camp at The Franklin inFranklin. Four sessions throughout the day addressed the following topics: Director/Board Roles & Responsibilities, Legal, Insurance,...

On Thursday, May 3rd over 50 trustees, directors, and library staff from across the Northeast, Wilkes-Barre, and Pottsville districts came to Wilkes-Barre to learn more about strategic planning from Pat Wagner of Pattern Research.  Participants enjoyed learning about the five...

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.   ...

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...