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Harford County Public Library will be conducting a computer system upgrade on Tuesday, December 13.
Access to public computers, the library databases, e-resources, and account access will be unavailable.
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The Harford County Public Library Board of Trustees will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, December 12, 2022 at 6:30PM, Abingdon Library, 2510 Tollgate Road, Abingdon, MD 21009.
The meeting is open to the public both in-person and virtually through Zoom. The Library continues to monitor COVID metrics and reserves the right to transition to a fully virtual meeting to ensure the safety of Trustees, staff, and community members. Any update to the meeting format will be posted to this page, no later than 12:00PM on the date of the meeting. Please click here for additional details on registration and attendance.
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
Candidates must be residents of Harford County, have shown an interest in libraries, and who can bring demonstrated leadership and expertise to its membership. Applications will be accepted when a vacancy is posted.
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.
Unless noted otherwise, Board Meetings are held monthly at the Abingdon Branch at 6:30 pm.
FY23 Board Meeting dates are:
July 21, 2022
August 2022 - No Meeting
September 15, 2022
October 20, 2022 November 17, 2022 - (Rescheduled for December)
December 12, 2022
January 19, 2023
February 16, 2023
March 16, 2023
April 20, 2023
May 18, 2023
June 15, 2023