Tools for Trustees — The Workshop

A three-hour workshop for your board(s) of trustees, based on the Tools for Trustees manual.

About the Author

Lyn Hopper is Assistant State Librarian for Library Development with Georgia Public Library Service. She has 12 years experience as director of two regional public library systems and has worked in Georgia public libraries since 1984. She is active in state professional associations, both for librarians and for library friends, trustees, and advocates. She holds a Master of Librarianship from Emory University and a Master’s degree in Education from the University of West Georgia.

While extensive effort has gone into ensuring the reliability of information in this manual, the publisher makes no warranty, express or implied, on the accuracy, currency, and reliability of the information and does not assume and hereby disclaims any liability to any person for any loss or damage caused by errors or omissions in this publication.

© 2006 Georgia Public Library Service, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia; Atlanta, Georgia.

This publication may not be reproduced without permission. Permission is granted to other state library agencies to reproduce any part of this manual in free publications for trustees. Please credit Tools for Trustees: The Georgia Public Library Trustee Manual, by Lyn Hopper; Georgia Public Library Service; Atlanta, Georgia; 2006.

Copies of this manual are available on request for $15.00 plus applicable postage or shipping from: Georgia Public Library Service; 1800 Century Place, Suite 150; Atlanta, GA  30345-4304. A downloadable version can be found at 

This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Georgia Public Library Service under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act.