Trustee Resources

Welcome! We've compiled these resources below for best practices and key information in helping our valued trustees lead our region's public libraries. Please keep in mind that some of these resources are for reference only and may incorporate other state's policies or laws.

Trustee Training videos

Please be aware that some of these resources are courtesy of other regional library systems in Kansas so some of their content may not always apply directly to NCKLS programs/grants/services. The concepts and content are still widely applicable to Kansas library trustees.

NCKLS Budgeting Webinar 2020

Public Library Budgeting Webinar with Roger Carswell

Recruiting & Retaining Public Library Trustees in Kansas

Library Laws

CKLS Trustee Training 2020

Trustee Trouble

SEKLS Effective Library Board Meetings Part 1

SEKLS Effective Library Board Meetings Part 2

Trustees on Track

SEKLS Library Board Basics

Advocacy 101

Need more info? Have questions? Contact me.

Dawn Krause, Assistant Director
785-320-5379 x801
dkrause@nckls.org