Financial Course for Directors

Member Library Directors are invited to a free, full-day course on Budget & Financial Management on Monday, December 11th from 10:00am-4:30pm in the MHLS Auditorium.

Presented by Lauren Moore, Executive Director of the Pioneer Library System & Tom Lawrence, Executive Director of the Poughkeepsie Public Library District, this course highlights fundamental skills required for effective budgeting and financial management:

  • Budgeting basics
  • Interpreting monthly financial statements
  • Developing a budget
  • Community-based planning
  • Budget modifications
  • Audits
  • Budget votes
  • Tax cap issues
  • Capital finance

A complimentary lunch will be provided. Member library directors are asked to register online for this event