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On-Demand Consultations & Training

All consultations are free of charge, customizable and can be brought your library at your convenience.
Contact: Rebekkah Smith Aldrich, Coordinator for LIbrary Sustainability | rsmith@midhudson.org | 845.471.6060 x239

Board Basics
Get the basics on trustee responsibilities in two hours or less. (Includes role of the director.)

Planning for Success
Find out how to become a highly responsive library and streamline board decision-making through planning.

Building Your Base
Tools for connecting with your community to build support.

Smart Growth for Your Library
See where your library falls in the Public Library Growth Cycle and find out how your library can evolve to prepare for change.

Sustainable Funding
Learn about your library's options to secure adequate operational funding.

Getting to Yes: Winning Your Vote
Know-how for your library's vote.

Fundraising Facts
Basics and Best Practices. Starting a Friends Group.

Make the Most of Your Space
Running out of space? We can help you see your space in a whole new light.

Facilities for the Future
Looking to expand or build new? Go green? Start off on the right foot. (Includes funding options)

Financial Fun
Make sure your board is on the right path: financial policies and budgeting

Essential Policies
Learn about the policies essential to protecting your library and staff.

Last updated: September 2013

 

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