Board of Trustees of the Kingston Public Library Responsibilities
Exist by virtue of the provisions of Chapter 78, Sections 10-13 and 21 of the Massachusetts General Laws (MGL) and the By-Laws of theTown of Kingston.
Responsibilities as regards the custody and management of the Library and of all property owned by the Town pertaining to the Library. The Board shall be responsible for all monies appropriated by the town for the Library and all money or property received by the Town by gift or bequest for the Library.
The Board shall appoint a qualified Library Director who shall be the executive and administrative officer of the Library on behalf of the Board and under its review and direction. Responsibilities delegated by the Board to the Library Director shall include implementation of policies approved by the Board, selection and supervision of personnel, selection of books and other materials, maintenance of library collections, expenditure of funds within the approved budget, direction of library operations and provision of services to the public. The Library Director shall attend all Board meetings.
|Name of Trustee||Term Expires|
|Emily F Curtin||Chair||2024|
|Michael E. Shekane||2023|
|Vanessa M. Verkade||2023|
|Shannon J. Gauthier||2024|