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Duties of Trustees

  • Prepare for, attend, and participate in all board meetings.

  • Determine or recommend library policies.

  • Secure adequate funding and practice responsible fiscal management of the public money.

  • Become familiar with state library law. (CRS 24-90-101 et seq.)

  • Plan for the future of the library.

  • Monitor and evaluate the overall effectiveness of the library.

  • Promote library services and advocate for the library in the community.

  • Establish and support a planned program of public relations.

  • Participate in statewide advocacy for library services.

  • Employ a highly qualified library director. Empower him/her to manage the day-to-day operation of the library.

  • Evaluate the director's performance annually.

Governing boards are legally responsible for the control and management of the library.

LOCAL PRACTICES VARY - CONSULT YOUR LIBRARY DIRECTOR AND YOUR BYLAWS

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