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Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries is proud to announce the upcoming 2019 Friends Institute The Institute will be held Saturday, September 28, 2019, at the Genetti Hotel and Suites in Williamsport, PA.  This is the sixth Friends Institute and is an opportunity to network...

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...

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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,...

Register for one of four FREE workshops across the state to learn about financial best practices presented by Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO) speaker, Angie Lightfoot Roth!    The purpose of the workshops is to provide full-day, hands-on sessions that...

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...

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,...

Kate Gallagher

The North Central Library District’s Multi District Trustee Training was held on July 17, 2018 at the James V Brown Library in Williamsport. The title of the workshop was Sustainability Best Practices and Planning and the presenter was Kate Gallagher, founder and CEO of coLab. coLAB,...

Harwood Public Innovators Lab for Libraries will be in St. Louis, October 9-11. The intensive training is designed for library professionals, trustees, community partners and supporters looking to take their community engagement to the next level. Learn more at The Harwood Public...