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Mini-Webinars for Trustees

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First Steps: Construction Grant

Interested in applying for funds through the State Aid for Library Construction program this year?

  • A recording of the recent MHLS webinar: Applying for State Aid for Library Construction Funds in the Mid-Hudson Library System is now available
  • Directors should submit MHLS Action Memo #18-03 by May 25th
  • First time applicants will want to make time to attend the technical assistance workshop scheduled for Monday, June 18th from 10:00am-12:00pm in the MHLS Auditorium. Registration is required
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Take Time to Say Thanks!

Thank you to all who advocated for state library and construction aid this budget season! Your efforts turned the tide! The final number for library aid is +$5 million over the Governor’s proposal and construction aid is +$20 million over the Governor’s proposal! Take a moment to say thanks to our representatives in Albany who heard our message and did something about it!

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Financial Responsibility Workshop

Financial & Fiduciary Responsibility

Tuesday, April 10th from 5:30-8:30pm in the MHLS Auditorium (105 Market Street, Poughkeepsie)

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Trustee Education

Trustee Essentials:

Financial & Fiduciary Responsibility

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Trustee Education

Trustee Essentials:

Financial & Fiduciary Responsibility

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2018 Advocacy Guide

Trustees are some of the most trusted advocates in Albany. Check out this new resource from MHLS to help you prepare for speaking up for library aid and the State Aid for Library Construction: 2018 MHLS Advocacy Guide

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Be Heard!

Sign up for the NYLA Online Advocacy Center to ensure you can add your voice at the right time to the right people to advocate for state library aid and state construction aid: http://bit.do/NYLAsignup

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2018 Trustee Institute

2018 Library Trustee Association of New York State Trustee Institute: April 27-28 @Long Island Marriott, Uniondale, NY

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ALA Trustee Citation nominations due Jan. 15

The ALA Trustee Citation, estab­lished in 1941 to recognize public li­brary Trustees for distinguished service to library development, honors the best contributions and efforts of the esti­mated 60,000 American citizens who serve on library boards. To learn more and to nominate a trustee visit the ALA Trustee Citation page on the United for Libraries website.

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