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Using Large Bequest to Support Fellowships

Our library received a very large bequest of over 2 million dollars with no restrictions, save for not putting it into operating expenses. 

Templates, Endowments, Donations
Professional Insurance Coverage for Book Challenge Lawsuits

Is there professional insurance for librarians?

Book challenges, Insurance, Liability, First Amendment, Policy
Use of Meeting Rooms Outside Library Hours

We are revising our Meeting Room Policy.

Meeting Room Policy, Policy, Templates, Liability, Safety
Appointing Interim Director to Permanent Status

We are an association library that would like to appoint our interim director to the permanent position, but we are concerned: Do we have to ha

Association Libraries, Board of Trustees, Templates
Privacy And Zoom's AI

Recently, Zoom introduced new AI features and updated their terms of service agreement, indicating that any user data can be used to train thei

Privacy, AI, Zoom, FERPA
Donations of Land or Property

We have been approached by a community member who would like to donate land to the library that abuts our property.

Donations, Property, Ownership
Tax Exempt Rentals

The library is chartered as a school district public library and thus exempt from NYS sales tax.

Taxes, School Districts, Public Libraries, Safety
Policy For Collecting Donations

I am interested in developing a policy to outline who/how the library may collect donations on behalf of other organizations.

Donations, Policy, Templates
Qualifications for Municipal Library Trustees

I have several questions related to the legality and ethics of individuals serving as municipal library trustees.

Board of Trustees, Municipal Libraries, Templates
Permission for Appearance of Background Images

Our historical society produced a documentary about the making of a sculpture.

Historical societies and museums, Image Rights, Copyright, Privacy