The Library Trustees work with the Library Director to determine policies to govern library operations, and programs; recruit, interview, and consider candidates for the position of Library Director along with the Town Manager; maintain an ongoing performance appraisal for the Director with the Town Manager; secure adequate funding; assist in the annual budget presentation at budget hearings; and attend Selectboard meetings as necessary. In addition, the Library Trustees ensure and advocate:
Long-range library planning
An active marketing program
Local, state, and federal library laws and stay informed on pending library legislation
Accurate record keeping at the library and compliance with Freedom of Information regulations
Member terms end in March in staggered years and there are five member seats. The Library Board of Trustees is an elected board. Members are listed in OnBoard and below. Further information can be obtained by contacting Kelly McCagg, Library Director at 802-264-5661.
The Board meets on the third Thursday of the month at 4:00 p.m. at the Burnham Memorial Library, 898 Main Street.