Trustee Tip Sheets

Most Tip Sheets are members' only resources downloadable in the Trustee Zone (link will bring up login page). The full list of Tips Sheets is below, and those with hyperlinks (1, 2, and 13) are available to anyone.
  • 1. The Role of Library Trustees
     
  • 2. The Role of the Friends Board

  • 3. Mission Statements
     
  • 4. Sample Memorandum of Understanding
     
  • 5. Library Support for Friends Activities

  • 6. Evaluating the Library Director
     
  • 7. Governing (Independent) Library Boards vs. Advisory Library Boards: Which are Better?
     
  • 8. When Friends Aren't Friendly
     
  • 9. Trustee Competencies
     
  • 10. How to Chair a Committee
     
  • 11. Twelve Golden Rules for Board Members
     
  • 12. Protecting Your Library's Collection
     
  • 13. Public Library Trustee Ethics Statement