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Library Board



Roles and Responsibilities

Public libraries in Ontario are governed by the Public Libraries Act, R.S.O. 1990, chapter P44 and are bound by the requirements of this legislation.  The Act defines how the Library Board should operate, its accountability requirements to Municipal Council and the Province, as well as its responsibilities regarding the delivery of library service.  It defines the Library Board as a governing board, giving it the authority to make policy and direct the affairs of the organization.

As a governing body, the Library Board is the decision-making and legal authority of the organization.  The Board is accountable for the whole range of activity of the organization and the results it achieves, but is not responsible for carrying out day-to-day operations, which are instead the responsibility of library staff.  With a focus on the future, the Board determines the direction of the organization and decides how to get there through its planning functions.  In conjunction with the library's Chief Executive Officer, the Board develops the mission, goals and objectives that will guide the library's activities into the future.  The Board is responsible for advocating the library as an important community resource, and ensures the Library receives adequate operating and capital funds to sustain facilities, collections and staffing.

Current Board Members

Chair:                         Doug Couture

Vice-Chair:               Lynda Reid

Board Members:   Sally Freeman                                       
                                       Neil Alderson                                     
                                       Charles Lane
                                       Bonnie Lloyd
                                       Billie-Marie Yakachuk    

Quinte West Public Library Board

Quinte West Public Library Board




Regular meetings of the Board are held once a month between September and June and are open to the public.  The Board may hold special meetings as required.  Currently, the Library Board meets on the last Wednesday of the month at 2:00 p.m.




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Trenton Main Branch
7 Creswell Drive
Trenton, ON
K8V 6X5
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Tel.: (613) 394-3381
Fax: (613) 394-2079

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