Getting on Board: Tools for Board Development and Assessment
Developed by Pennsylvania Bureau of Library Development
This is set of eight YouTube videos, plus a handbook in PDF. This is a modern and effective training program for library trustees that is readily available through YouTube.
Trustee Essentials - A Handbook for Wisconsin Library Trustees
There are twenty-seven short chapters. [Some material is specific to Wisconsin, but much of it is useful to all public library trustees.]
Trustee Troubles: The Misadventures of a New Library Board Member
From the State Library of Wyoming
This is a set of twelve trustee training videos, suitable for small libraries. While somewhat lighthearted in approach, they do cover the basic issues. DVD copies are available from the State Library of Kansas.
From the Connecticut State Library, Friends of Connecticut Libraries
This is a well-organized summary of the responsibilities of the library's Director, Board of Trustees and Friends.
Are you Trustee-Worthy? Ethics for Trustees
This is a handy checklist of issues faced by library trustees and presented by Gina Millsap for one of her presentations for "Working with Library Boards."