Want to become a Library Trustee and Join the SMRLD Board of Directors?

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Want to become a Library Trustee and Join the SMRLD Board of Directors?

The Six Mile Regional Library District Board of Trustees is seeking candidates to fill vacancies on our seven-member Board, which sets the library’s tax levy and budget as well as library policies.   Since 1990, when the library became a district, the board has levied taxes for the purposes of maintaining a library for District residents.  The library derived 95% of its operating revenue from property taxes in fiscal year 2017.

Candidates may be selected to be interviewed by the Board.  The appointment of the individual chosen starts this spring and runs through April 2019.  Both positions will be up for election during the general consolidated election process in the spring of 2019; one for a six-year term and one to complete the remaining two-year term. At this time, the Board prefers to appoint a candidate who seriously considers running for election in 2019.

Responsibilities and Duties

Attend Board meetings

Preview the agenda, minutes and documents before each meeting

Participate in discussion and decision making at each meeting

Commit time outside of meetings for the work of the Board

Be knowledgeable about the goals, plans, history, and future of the library

Represent the library at community events, be visible and accessible

Have a sincere commitment to the purpose and mission of the library

Be informed about library issues through state and national library organizations

Be an advocate for the library community

Eligibility and Qualifications

Qualified elector/registered voter residing in the library district (62040)

Relevant professional, volunteer, or board experience

Knowledge of community interests

 

Submit your application, letter of interest, and resume/cv via email to

[email protected] (preferred) or hand deliver to 2001 Delmar Avenue, by February 5, 2018.

The resume/cv provides the following information: schools/degrees attained/year of graduation; present occupation & employer/# of years with this employer (previous if retired); current and past board, civic, and other volunteer/community activities. 

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  • Children's Smokey Bear Reading Challenge June 1, 2024 – July 20, 2024 Children's Smokey the Bear Reading ChallengeRegister online at smrld.beanstack.com, with the Beanstack Tracker App.Log books you read or listen to between June 1 and July 20.Complete and check off activities.Read 3 books and do 5 activities to complete the challenge.Finish the challenge to be entered into a drawing for a plush Smokey the Bear!Questions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services…
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  • Saturday Play & Learn For Babies & Toddlers July 20, 2024 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Saturday Play & Learn For Babies & ToddlersSaturday, June 15; July 20; & August 1710 AM at SMRLD2001 Delmar AveStories, Songs, & Slightly Messier PlaytimeQuestions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720

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