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Role of the Board

The public library board is a governance board that operates under the authority of the Library Act of British Columbia. The board is responsible for providing library services and programs in Terrace. Library trustees establish the policies, goals and objectives of the library and advocate for the library in the greater community. The day-to-day operation of the library is the responsibility of the Library Director.

Time Commitment

The Library Board's monthly meetings last about 1-2 hours. In addition, Board members serve on various Board Committees that also meet as needed, including Policy & Planning, Building &Technology, Public Relations, Finance Committee.

Other time commitments include reviewing agenda items prior to meetings and attending occasional Board training sessions, strategic planning sessions and retreats, special events and fundraising activities.

Trustee Application Form

You may also save/print a copy of this form, fill it out, and deliver it to the library.

Contact Information

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What library services do you currently use?
Have you done volunteer work before? If yes, where and when?
Do you currently sit on any other boards? If yes, which one(s)?
Why you are interested in being a Library Trustee?
What unique or important perspective/skill will you bring to the board?


Please supply two references: at least one should be from a work colleague, business client, or employer.

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Reference 2

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