If libraryland were perfect, a professional director would manage and well informed, hard working trustees would provide direction. In the real world, this relationship is often turned upside down. Or backwards.
Do we have the perfect book for both parties! Or, make that two booksbound upside down, back to front. For librarians, American Libraries and Booklist columnist Will Manley eavesdrops on the conversations of some of his library friends to hear some trustee "horror" storiesfunny, yet insightful conversations. For trustees, this is a guide to and fulfilling their role as "the most important player" in the public library game.