New York Library Trustees Online (NYLTO)

MHLS member library trustees are invited to join NYLTO, “Essential Tools and Resources for Today’s Public Library Trustees“: What’s included:

  • Discussion Groups: NYLTO provides a place for trustees and library directors to ask questions, share success stories, and discuss issues that affect ¬†public libraries in New York.
  • Quick Tips: Trustees are busy people. This section of NYLTO will include short (less than 10 minutes) podcasts and videos on a variety of topics of interest to trustees.
  • Policy Development Support: Setting policy is one of the most challenging trustee responsibilities.¬† This section will include a variety of templates and tools to help trustees identify the most effective policies for their libraries.
  • Links to Resources: There are a wide variety of resources for public library trustees available on the web. This section will include links to the best of those resources.

To Register for NYLTO: Interested trustees should let their library director know they would like to join. Directors should then send the names of those trustees that would like access to Kerstin Cruger, MHLS Marketing & Program Assistant ( who will create accounts for them. Please use the subject line “NYLTO” in your email message.