Category Archives: Library Trustees

A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed

Many public and academic libraries (and I think even some school libraries)  have something called Friends groups. Advertisements

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Library Advocacy Done Right!

There is very little I can say about Thing 1 and Thing 2 (from The M Word).  Except, read it.  And watch the video.  And read the Power Guide.  And learn how your library can do this too.  Library boards, … Continue reading

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Libraries Are Alive!

It’s no secret that I champion libraries.  It’s also no secret that some pundits say that libraries are dying.  So it is gratifying to come across the article Who Says Libraries are Going Extinct? in the Pacific Standard.  While acknowledging … Continue reading

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What Do You Expect?

First of all, for anyone who reads my blog who doesn’t know a lot about what library directors and library staff do—Let me make one thing perfectly clear:  We work hard.  People who work in libraries do not sit and … Continue reading

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Library Trustees–an Important Asset

I believe that it is true that members of a public library board, sometimes called trustees, can be the very best tool that library has.  I also believe it is imperative to educate them so that they can be as … Continue reading

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