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Policy making for public library trustees

by James C. Baughman

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Published by Libraries Unlimited in Englewood, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Public library trustees -- United States.,
    • Public libraries -- United States -- Administration.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-124) and index.

      StatementJames C. Baughman ; foreword by Renée Rubin ; illustrated by Jeffrey D. Baughman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ681.7.U5 B38 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1400246M
      ISBN 101563081377
      LC Control Number93007996

      Trustees serve without compensation and are the official policy-making body of the library. Learn more about the trustees, meetings, and meeting resources. New Jersey Public Libraries: A Manual for Trustees Section 1: The Job of a Trustee and the Operation of the Board – Being a Library Trustee New Jersey’s public libraries are vital community centers dedicated to lifelong learning. The success and achievements of public libraries depend upon the leadership, commitment and.

      Trustee Institute. The annual Trustee Institute, held each May, is a weekend workshop with sessions for trustees with all levels of experience. Topics include information on policy making, budget building, greening your library, library director evaluation, branding your library, teen programming, fund raising, and legal issues. Harford County Public Library Although Harford County Public Library buildings remain closed to the public, Drive-Thru and front door pickup services are planned to begin June 8, Monday through Friday, 10 A.M. to 6 g: Policy making.

      Duty to Report Violations of this Policy: Any Library officer or employee or any member of the public noting or suspecting a violation is encouraged to report the matter, either in confidence or in public, to the Library Board of Trustees. No Library officer or employee will be retaliated against for making such a . MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS are important to the local public library and should be kept informed about the library's progress, programs and problems. Library trustees will find that regular contact with the elected officials takes advantage of the experience, knowledge and community relationships that elected officials use to make decisions.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Baughman, James C. Policy making for public library trustees. Englewood, Colo.: Libraries Unlimited, The Boston Public Libr ary Board of Trustees oversees the Library’s operating and administrative policies, votes on and establishes Library policy, sets the institution’s strategic goals, and acts as an agent of public trust governing the Library.

The Trustees work together with the Library president to carry out governance and policy-making responsibilities, as well as finance and development. HomeLibrary Policy Database We are currently switching over to a new format for our database.

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