About the Board
The duties and responsibilities of the Library Board of Trustees are established by the Laws of Maryland Relating to Public Libraries. Each Trustee is appointed for a five-year term and may be eligible for reappointment for a second five-year term. The Harford County Public Library consists of nine voting Trustees and one, non-voting Student Representative who serves a one-year term during their senior year of high school. The duties of the Trustees are established by State and County law and include: establish and operate the library to provide free services; set library policy; adopt reasonable rules, regulations, and bylaws for the use of the library and the conduct of its business; advise in the preparation of, and approve, the library budget; and more.
Application to the Board as a Trustee
The Harford County Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking candidates to be considered for a Trustee appointment to the Board. The term of appointment for the Trustee will be from the date of appointment to June 30, 2025, with eligibility for appointment to a first five-year term. Applicants must be residents of Harford County.
Candidates must be residents of Harford County, have shown an interest in libraries, and who can bring demonstrated leadership and expertise to its membership.
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To download the application, click HERE
Applications are now being accepted. For additional information or alternative format, please contact Jennifer Button, Executive Administrator, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Application to the Board as the Student Representative (non-voting)
Candidates must be residents of Harford County and be a senior in high school during the year serving on the Board. Applications are accepted during the junior year of high school.
For additional information, please contact Jennifer Button, Executive Administrator, at email@example.com
Unless noted otherwise, Board Meetings are held monthly at the Abingdon Branch at 6:30 pm.
FY24 Board Meeting dates are:
July 20, 2023
August 2023 - No Meeting
September 21, 2023
October 18, 2023 October 19, 2023
November 15, 2023 November 16, 2023
December 2023 - No Meeting
January 18, 2024
February 15, 2024
March 21, 2024
April 18, 2024
May 16, 2024
June 20, 2024