Trustee Roundtable - Otsego County Library

07/11/2023 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM ET


  • Free


Otsego County Library
700 S. Otsego Ave.
Gaylord, MI 49735


Trustee gathering to encourage conversations between trustees from different libraries. Will include an overview of resources available to Michigan public library trustees and a Board Q & A.


Meet other public library trustees to discuss issues facing Michigan libraries and to talk about the resources available to assist Michigan public library trustees. Small group discussions will be facilitated by Clare Membiela & Joe Hamlin from the Library of Michigan. Bring your questions and your best advice!

Participants in this roundtable event will be able to:

  • Discover the methods other library boards in the state use to make decisions, and handle operations.
  • Discuss the importance of knowing and understanding their library's establishment.
  • Identify resources available to Trustees from the Library of Michigan and other organizations.

Instructors: Clare Membiela, Library Law Consultant, Library of Michigan and Joe Hamlin, State Data Coordinator/Public Library Staff Certification

This project is made possible by grant funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) administered by the State of Michigan through the Library of Michigan.