Responsibilities and Duties of Trustees

Trustee Duties and Responsibilities Robert Hubsher, RCLS Director, has based this document on the Handbook for Library Trustee of New York State (2005 edition) and the Mid-Hudson Library System's "Across the Board - Rules and Responsibilities" (2008)

According to the Handbook for Library Trustees of New York State "The Library Board has the final responsibility to see that its library provides the best possible service to the community." Trustee Duties and Responsibilities

Ethics Statement for Public Library Trustees adopted by the Board of the Association of Library Trustees, Adovcates, Friends, and Foundations.

Mid-Hudson Library System provides a number of additional resources about the Duties & Responsibilities from the Handbook for Library Trustees of NYS.

Who Does What? An exercise for Board & Staff on their roles & responsibilities.

Who Does What? answers