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On November 6th the Pleasant Valley Free Library facility suffered from a significant structural fire. Their facility is closed indefinitely. For the latest updates and to learn how you can help support this library please visit their web site.
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If you are a new director looking to make sense of it all, or a seasoned pro looking for a reboot, this service can help to realign processes, so staff make the most of their time and Sierra.
MHLS’ Workflow Consultations are designed to provide an evaluation of your Sierra-related procedures as well as the provision of best practice guidance for library directors and their staff.
News of the fire at the Pleasant Valley Free Library has many libraries wondering if they are prepared for a similar situation. Is your insurance coverage adequate? Do you have backups and digital storage solutions in place? Check out the Risk Management Chapter of the new Handbook for Library Trustees of New York State to help you think through some of these issues.
The New York State Library provides an archive of on demand webinars for library trustees. Check out both full length and mini-webinars related to your essential responsibilities as a trustee such as board and director evaluation, planning and evaluation, finance and more!