Worcester Public Library Board

Name
Worcester Public Library Board
Membership
Twelve (12) Directors - NOT Part of the CAC Process for Appointment - View Members
Classification
ADVISORY - What Does It Mean?
Term
Six (6) Years; Expires Dec. 31
Meetings

Meet monthly on the second Tuesday at 5 p.m. (except July and Aug.).

Board/Commission Duties

The Board of Directors governs the library for the benefit of the community. It fulfills its responsibilities by:

  • Employing a qualified head librarian and understanding the roles and responsibilities of the Board and the head librarian;
  • Setting service-oriented library policies that uphold the principles of equal access to information and the free exchange of ideas;
  • Overseeing the management and maintenance of the library's facilities and assets;
  • Working to secure an appropriate funding level for facilities, technology, hours of operation, collections and staff;
  • Knowing and observing applicable municipal, state and federal laws and regulations;
  • Working with the community to identify information needs and to develop and implement a written plan for the maintenance and improvement of library services;
  • Pursuing educational opportunities that expand skills necessary to be an effective Director.

More Information

Member Responsibilities

Not specified.

Member Skillset

Not specified.

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