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New Directors
Orientation for new directors

Mentoring Program

Library Law
State Library Law

Federal Library Law

Annual Report
SCLS Annual Report Information
Instructions and Forms (from DPI / DLT)
Annual Report Blog

Day-to-Day Library Management
Administrative Essentials (from DPI / DLT)

Resources to help with Hiring
Budget Resources and Tips

Strategic Planning

Library Trustees
Trustee training overview

Self-evaluation Tools for Trustees
Top ten action list for trustees
Trustee Update

Library Policies

Wisconsin Public Library Policy Resources Page (from DPI / DLT)


Reimbursements from Adjacent Counties

General Information about Adjacent County Reimbursements

Amounts SCLS Libraries are Eligible to Receive in 2017 (.pdf)

Sample Letter - Adjacent County Reimbursement Request (Word)

Friends of the Library

United for Libraries (national association - division of ALA)

Friends and Foundations Fact Sheets (from the United for Libraries website)



WLA Memberships

Wisconsin Library Association (WLA) membership [Note: SCLS will pay up to $100 toward WLA personal (individual) membership for directors of SCLS member libraries, or their designees. Contact Jean Anderson for more information.]


For more information about library management, contact Mark Ibach.