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Featured Free Resources
Effective Meetings: Welcome to the Board Room
30-page E-Book outlining how to have effective board meetings that never feel like a waste of time. Learn what to include, who is responsible for what, and what alternatives are available when a meeting is not really necessary.Download Now
10 Critical Questions Boards Need to Ask
Key questions to consider as a board to facilitate advancement toward your mission. An ideal starting point - even if you've struggled with board improvement in the past!Download Now
The Consent Agenda
Essential for meetings that matter! Learn how and when to use a Consent Agenda to save time and focus your meetings on the matters making a difference.Download Now
Top 10 Library Board Handbooks
Get links to access 10 examples of effective Library Board Handbooks. Use these as your model and save hours of research time!Download Now
Advocacy: Lessons Learned and Next Steps
This 26-page e-book by Ken Haycock explores the lessons learned in his decades of experience and research into advocacy for not-for-profit boards. Learn how to ensure sustainable (and sustaining!) resources and support from key decision-makers in your community.Download Now
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