|Fundraising in Public Libraries||
I have always been under the impression that it is illegal for public libraries to fundraise on their own, aside from 2 book sales per year.
|Fundraising, Friends of the Library, Public Libraries, Board of Trustees|
|Prevailing Wage Rates And Libraries||
Are public library systems and public libraries (association, municipal, special district, school district) required to pay prevailing wage?
|Library Employment Contracts, NY Labor Law, Wages, Vendors|
|Updated Unemployment Benefits in NY Labor Law||
[NOTE: This submission is based on real-life questions about the new requirement imposed by New York State Labor Law Section 590(2).]
|Ask HR, Benefits, NY Labor Law, Unemployment, Employment, Templates|
|Liability and Accessibility for Bike Lock Loans||
|Library of Things, Collection Management, Policy, Liability|
|Limiting Digital Content Access in Schools||
Within the context of recent regional school book challenges, much of the attention has been focused on print collections.
|Intellectual Freedom, Ethics, Collection Management, School Libraries, Overdrive, SORA, Policy, Book challenges|
|Setting Limits on Pay Outs of Accrued Vacation Time||
Background: On Jan 1, 2023 we instituted several changes to employee time off accrual policies.
|PTO, Vacation, and Leave, Policy, Management|
|Determining Responsibility in Materials Selection Policy||
The [NAME REDACTED] Public Library has a materials selection policy in place.
|Policy, Board of Trustees, Legal Poems, Collection Management, Public Libraries|
|Pass-Through Status for Libraries||
A local artist has asked for us to become a fiscal sponsor (act as a “pass-through” organization). Is this something a public library can do?
|Non-profits, 501c3, Grants, Taxes, Policy, Public Libraries|
|Hiring a Lobbyist for Libraries||
Politics are impacting libraries more than ever, and our library organization is considering hiring a lobbyist to represent our interests in Al
|Templates, Policy, Association Libraries, Cooperative Library Systems, Regional Library Councils, Political Action|
|Residency Requirements for Public Library Board of Trustees||
[This question is a quasi-fictional mash-up of some questions we got from some town libraries and a cooperative library system.]
|Board of Trustees, Public Libraries, Public Officers Law|