Library Board

Get Involved With Your Library!

Have you considered becoming a Board member of Chestermere Public Library?

The Library Board comprised of a maximum of ten members includes:
•    Chairperson
•    Vice-Chairperson
•    Treasurer
•    Secretary
•    Members-at-large
•    One City Councillor

What would be expected of me on the board?
•    Be a regular user of the library and advocate membership to others.
•    Attend board meetings and actively participate in decision making that will affect the long-term success of the library.
•    There are 10 board meetings a year (no meetings in the summer) held on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00pm in the Library.
•    Support events that are organized on behalf of the Library.
•    Sit on one or more sub-committees (membership of these is not exclusive to board members and may include Library staff, Foundation members and others with Chestermere Public Library membership).
•    Finance sub-committee
•    Events sub-committee
•    Governance sub-committee
•    Advocacy sub-committee
•    Loop Around the Lake sub-committee
•    Fall Parade sub-committee
•    Growth Committee

Elections for executive members are held at the Annual General Meeting in February.  We are now looking for new members to join the board and would like to hear from anyone interested in joining our group.

Like all Committees appointed by the City Council, a "Letter of Interest" should be submitted to City Council from anyone interested in being considered for the Board. You should state your areas of expertise beyond that of a passion for literature and a commitment to helping to provide the best quality library service in our city. Before submitting a letter of interest we suggest that anyone considering joining the Library Board attend several regular meetings first and meet with the chairperson to learn more. 

The Letter of Interest can be accessed at
http://chestermere.ca/DocumentCenter/Home/View/8
or contact Marilyn King at sjkmjk@telus.net  for more information.

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