Local History Round Table (LHRT)

To support those involved in local history collections and services in libraries throughout  New York State and to assist in advancing NYLA's mission. The Local History Roundtable is a resource for practitioners who work at the intersections of libraries and local history. The LHRT will facilitate communication, advocacy, professional development, best practice sharing and education to advance the work of collecting, preserving and making accessible the cultural and historical heritage of New York communities large and small. LHRT welcomes  members of all professional backgrounds, encouraging  membership for people with diverse specialties and various institutional affiliations.


President: Ben Himmelfarb
Treasurer: Betty Maute
Next-Year President: Deirdre Joyce


Interested in joining LHRT?
Now you can! Click here to find out how to join online.