Trustees & Friends Transform Libraries! – Vermont Library Trustees Association Conference

Trustees & Friends Transform Libraries!
Annual statewide conference for Trustees and Librarians sponsored by the Vermont Library Trustees Association (VLTA) and the Vermont Department of Libraries (VLIB)
Saturday November 3, 2012
9:00 am-3:00 pm
The Red Schoolhouse, Vermont Technical College, Randolph, Vermont

9:00 – Registration – Coffee – informal networking
9:30 – Welcome – Vermont Department of Libraries and Vermont Library Trustees Association
10:00 – Keynote speaker: Sally Gardner Reed, Executive Director of United for Libraries (the ALA division for Trustees, Friends, Advocates (formerly ALTAFF). Return visit by popular demand!
10:45 – Break
11:00 – Breakout Sessions 1

  • “We’ve got to stop meeting like this!”:  Open Meeting Law and the 21st Century
  • Advocacy for Friends – It isnot all about the money!

12:00 – Lunch/Networking
12:45 – Annual “Wait, Wait …” Quiz (and prizes!)
1:15 – Session 2: Money Issues for Trustees & Friends

  • Best Practices & Audits  – Receiving, Spending, & Tracking Monies for Trustees and Friends

2:00 – Break
2:15 – Breakout Sessions 2

  • For Newer Library Trustees:  Roles and Responsibilities
  • For Experienced Library Trustees:  Personnel Salary and Benefits Report Update
  • For Library Friends:  Working Effectively with your Library Trustees

Register Today!  $24 for Vermont Library Association/VLTA members and $28 for non-members

Cost for the day includes morning coffee & snacks and lunch.

To register, return the registration form with payment (Checks payable to:  VERMONT LIBRARY ASSOCIATION. Mail payment and registration form to:  Christine Friese, Department of Libraries, 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05609 by October 26.  For more information, contact Christine Friese,802-828-2714,