Library Trustees

Composition: Five elected members.

Duties: Employ a competent and qualified Librarian; Determine the purpose of the library and adopt written policies to govern the operation and program of the Library; Determine the program and needs of the Library in relation to the community; Keep abreast of standards and Library trends; Secure adequate funds to carry on Library programs; Establish support and participate in a planned public relations program; Assist in the preparation of the annual budget and approve the final document; Know local and state laws and to actively support Library policies including those dealing with books and materials selection; Attend all board meetings and see that accurate records are kept on file; Attend regional, state and national trustee meetings and workshop, and to affiliate with the appropriate professional organizations; Be aware of the services of the State Library; Report regularly to the Town Council and general public.

Administrative Code:

Section 4.8: Manage the Town Library and all property of the Town Library; control expenditures of funds received from the Town appropriation, fines, gifts and copying charges; and, appoint and remove with due process the Librarian and other Library staff.

Board Members

Name Title
Mary Farwell Chair (06/2018)
Francis Broderick Member (06/2018)
Barbara Davis Member (06/2019)
Tammy Hooker Member (06/2019)
Linda Kleinshmidt Member (06/2017)
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