2024 On-Site Board of Trustee Training Schedule 

All videos will be shown following the Board of Trustee meetings upon request. You can watch these videos anytime to earn your trustee education for the year.


January  – Pathways to Sustainable Funding (1.5 Hour)

February  – Collection Cultivation: Weeding Basics  (1.0 Hour)

March – Defusing Conflict in the Library (1.0 Hour)

April – Trustee Handbook Club Ethics & Conflicts of Interest + Intellectual Freedom, Censorship (1.5 Hours)

May  – Getting Started with Digitization l (1.0 Hour)

June – Trustee Essentials ( 1 Hour)

July  – Effective Meetings Utilizing Parliamentary Procedure  (1.5 Hour)

August – Trustee Handbook Club: Facilities (1.5 Hour)

September – Public Relations (PR) & Advocacy  (1.5 Hours)

October – Community-Based Strategic Planning (1.5 Hours)

November  – Communicating the Libraries Value  (1.0 hour)

December – Transforming Library Spaces  (1.0 Hour)

Additional live online training is available through the Finger Lakes Library System. See the link below for their calendar.

FLLS Live Training Calendar

Completed a training? Email the Library Director to receive your credit hours.


It is advisable for Board Trustees to familiarize themselves with the Handbook for Library Trustees of New York State. available online.