Become a Board Member

About the Board

The Board of Trustees shall have all of the powers granted to it by law and shall, in open meeting, determine and establish, in accordance with law, the basic policies of the library with respect to:

  • The appropriation and budgeting of funds; 
  • The establishment and maintenance of libraries and library services;
  • The acquisition, improvement, maintenance, insurance, use and disposition of properties;
  • The hiring, compensation and responsibilities of, and the personnel practices concerning librarians and other employees;
  • The selection, collection, lending and disposition of books and other library materials; and:
  • The acceptance of gifts.

For more information, please see the following sections of the Ohio Revised Code:

Current Members

Members of the Library Board of Trustees are appointed by the Board of Education of the Westerville School District in accordance with the provisions of Section 3375.15 of the Ohio Revised Code. A trustee shall not serve more than one full seven-year term unless otherwise determined by the Board of Education of the Westerville School District.

Agenda & Meetings

The Board shall hold an organizational meeting in January of each year, at a time and place agreed upon by a majority of the members. At the annual meeting, the Board shall elect its Officers, appoint its Clerk/Treasurer and fix the bond thereof, fix the time and place for its regular monthly meeting, and conduct such other business of an organizational nature as may come before the board. The regular meetings shall be held each month, the date and hour to be set by the Board at its annual meeting.

Committees

Board committees of one or more members each may be appointed from time to time by the President or by Board action.  These committees may be temporary [Ad Hoc] committees to examine specific issues or concerns, or they may be on-going [Standing] committees for continuing purposes or projects of the Board. 

Hours
Mon - Thurs

9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Fri

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sun

1 p.m. - 6 p.m.