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Multi-district Workshop A full house of library trustees and staff greeted David Bendekovic , founder of the B.A. David Company, on June 8, 2019 for “Great People Make Great Libraries,” a multi-district workshop hosted by the Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia...

Trustee Workshop: Building an Exceptional Board, presented by Tish Mogan, Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) Trustees and Library Directors from the Lebanon County Library District and surrounding counties gathered at Stone Ridge Poplar Run on June 22, 2019...

Trustee Workshop: Building an Exceptional Board presented by PANO’s Tish Mogan When: Saturday, June 22, 2019 @ 8:30AM-1:30PM Where: Stone Ridge Poplar Run, 440 East Lincoln Avenue, Myerstown, PA 17067 In this presentation, participants will use the Standards for Excellence program...

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,...

Great People make Great Libraries

Saturday, June 8, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register here Registration and Coffee: 8:30 to 9 a.m. Presentation: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. How can Trustees generate strategies and actions that make public libraries more relevant and responsive to the life of the community? The key is...

PC Sweeney at Trustee Training

Trustee Workshop: Communication Best Practices with Municipal Leaders, Presented by P.C. Sweeney Trustees and Library Directors from the Lebanon County Library District and surrounding districts gathered at the Holiday Inn- Middletown on May 5, 2018 for a presentation focusing on...

Trustee Workshop: Sustainability Best Practices and Planning Date:  Tuesday, July 17, 2018  9:00am to 2:00pm. Location:  James V Brown Library, Lowry Room, Williamsport See Email Registration below What is organizational sustainability? What are the 13 key areas that drive sustainability?...

The southwest region’s multi-district trustee training was held Saturday, April 28th and featured Tish Mogan, Director of the Standards for Excellence Program at the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO). Since the overwhelming majority of public libraries...

The North Central Library District’s Trustee Training focuses on acquiring the knowledge and tools to sustain library service for future generations. To that end, Kate Gallagher with coLAB will provide a way for libraries to assess their current organizational capacity and to...

The Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton and Reading Districts’ Trustee Training is on The Roles and Duties of Library Trustees, Directors, Staff and Library Stakeholders. Join Pat Wagner of Pattern Research, Inc. for this one day workshop that will help you become an exceptional...