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. 

SMRLD Board Application-FILLABLE

 

 

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Upcoming Events

  • America Reads Tutor April 17, 2024 at 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm America Reads Tutor Available for StudentsK-12 Grade | 1 Hour Sessions | First Come, First Served2001 Delmar AveMondays 3-6 PMTuesdays 3-8 PM2145 Johnson RdMondays 3-6 PMWednesdays 5-8 PMFridays 3-6 PMQuestions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720
  • The University of Illinois Extension & 4H Present: Ready4Work April 17, 2024 at 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm The University of Illinois Extension & 4H present: Ready4WorkFor teens, grades 7-12Every WednesdayApril 10 - May 155:30 PMSMRLD, 2001 Delmar AveLearn life skills focusing on college readiness, financial literacy, and leadership. As well as how you build a resume and cover letter, dressing for success, interviewing skills, career planning, social media etiquette, time management and more.Snacks will…
  • Wednesday Readers April 17, 2024 at 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Wednesday ReadersGrades 7-12  Snacks | Crafts Games | Book Talksin the Teen RoomEvery Wednesday5:30 PM at SMRLD, 2001 Delmar AveQuestions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720
  • Money Smart Month with the Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis April 18, 2024 at 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Money Smart Month with the Federal Reserve Bank of St LouisThursday, April 18 at 6 PM2001 Delmar AveApril is Money Smart Month! We are delighted to partner with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis to host a presentation by Economic Education Specialist Amanda Geiger. She will be discussing financial literacy with regard to Teaching Ourselves, Teaching Our…
  • America Reads Tutor April 19, 2024 at 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm America Reads Tutor Available for StudentsK-12 Grade | 1 Hour Sessions | First Come, First Served2001 Delmar AveMondays 3-6 PMTuesdays 3-8 PM2145 Johnson RdMondays 3-6 PMWednesdays 5-8 PMFridays 3-6 PMQuestions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720

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