Library Director/Board Resources

Resources for Library Directors and Board Members:

Professional Collection (located in workroom of the District Center).  All titles are available for loan.   Subjects include: writing policies, fundraising, non-profit board solutions (Board Café) and Board Source; small library administration and management; children’s & YA programming & services; Friends of the Library; PR, IF (Intellectual Freedom); Copyright; as well as various textbooks needed for library assistant certification courses.

State Library Website

PA Library Laws:  The NEW Library Code was approved by the Legislature November 2012.  The Regulations that are in place are the “old” ones, written for the previous Code.  Where there is a difference, the NEW Code supersedes the Regulation.

Information for Trustees

Handbook for Non-Profit Organizations:  PA Attorney General

The Trustee Toolkit

 Online newsletter for boards.  (“Short enough to read over a cup of coffee”.)

Pennsylvania Citizens for Better Libraries

Pennsylvania Library Association

American Library Association

District Center website  Melinda Tanner, District Consultant (Washington, Greene & Fayette Counties)

724-222-2400  ext. 229  (voice mail—leave message)

Normal office hours:  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Meetings by appointment.