Making Sense & Cents of a Library Building Project: the Library Trustee Role (Trustee Training Week webinar)

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Public libraries around Wisconsin are building, expanding, and/or renovating their spaces. Your Library Director or Building Consultant is recommending to the board the need for additional library space. What is the role of the library board? How can the library board support the project?

John Thompson will share some tips and insights on the library board role, an overview of the process, some of the costs involved, and how potential choices might impact the project and library services.

You & your library's trustees are invited to attend any or all 5 of these webinars during Wisconsin Trustee Training Week, August 22 - 26, 2022. All presentations start at 12:00 noon, and last 60 minutes. The webinars will be recorded.

All library staff, board trustees, volunteers, and Friends group members are welcome to participate. There is no charge.

To participate, all you need is...
for the visual, either...

for the audio, either...

  • earbuds, headphones, or speakers connected to your device, or
  • use a telephone or speakerphone to call in (long distance rates apply)

If you're not able to attend live, the webinars will be recorded.

All of the webinars are eligible as continuing education contact hours (1 per webinar) toward public library director recertification.

The Trustee Training Week series is supported by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), Public Library Development Team, with funding support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Thursday, August 25, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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