color wheelLibrary Management

Resources and best practices for all aspects of library leadership and management:

  • Annual Reports
    • Every chartered public library is required to file a NYS Annual Report of the library’s activities and finances. Use this section to assist you in completing your Annual Report.
  • Laws and Governance
    • Information about issues that commonly face libraries and what to do about them.
  • New Director Resources
    • New director? No problem! Check our resources for getting comfortable in your new role.
  • Sample Policies
    • Templates and resources for library policies you should have.
  • Sustainability
    • Libraries can’t live on love alone. Search here for resources to keep your library going.
  • Trustee Resources
    • The Finger Lakes Library System is available to assist our 33 member library Board of Trustees with guidance and information concerning laws, regulations, governance and best practices for public libraries.