Trustee Resources

State Subsidy for Pennsylvania Public Libraries (PDF)

BoardSource is a national organization working to strengthen non profit board leadership.

Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations (PANO)
PANO is the statewide membership organization serving and advancing the nonprofit sector through advocacy, collaboration, education and other services in order to improve the overall quality of life in Pennsylvania. The Standards for Excellence offers tools and resources to empower Community Benefit Organizations (nonprofits) to meet the highest standards of nonprofit governance, management and operations.

National Council of Nonprofits
National Council of Nonprofits curates tools, resources and samples for nonprofits.

Blue Avocado
Blue Avocado is a nonprofit online magazine for community nonprofits. We publish approximately seven times per year through an HTML newsletter delivered to more than 64,000 subscribers. Thanks to its sponsors and members, Blue Avocado subscriptions are free.

Leadership by Design (PDF)
Leadership By Design provides a brief overview of board responsibilities.

Hiring a New Library Director

District Center for Trustees: A Bibliography (Excel Sheet)
List of District resources for Trustees at the James V Brown Library. Please see your library to order through interlibrary loan.

Mastering the Organizational Map
Trustee Workshop with Pat Wagner: Handouts