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Continuing Education

From the Handbook for Library Trustees

  • Trustees must learn and grow during their tenure on the board, developing an ever-deepening awareness of the affairs of their own library and an appreciation and understanding of other libraries and library organizations and how they relate. The public library is a multifaceted organization functioning in a complex world.
  • The first step in the learning process is the orientation of a new trustee. However, education cannot cease once a person has reached the board table. continue reading

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