Library Advisory Board

The West Slope Community Library Advisory Board meets to discuss library policies, funding, programming, and other issues related to the library.

Purpose and Duties
Duties of the WSCL Advisory Board include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist the West Slope Senior Librarian and WCCLS Manager in preparing a plan with goals, objectives, priorities, performance measures, and evaluation procedures regarding library operations, programs, and budgets, and to participate in the drafting and continual review of the plan.
  • Review the Library’s mission and recommend Library and Board goals on an annual basis.
  • Recommend programs and services the Library should provide to address the needs of the community.
  • Learn about the library and its services in order to serve as a conduit to the community.

Board members should have an understanding of and support for the basic tenets of public library service, including the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights and Freedom to Read Statement.

Advisory Board Members
The Library Advisory Board is comprised of five registered users of West Slope Community Library. Board members are appointed by the Washington County Board of Commissioners for a term of 3 years. All members represent the geographical area around West Slope Community Library (Raleigh Hills and West Slope).

Meeting Schedule
The Advisory Board meets on the third Tuesday of every month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Meetings are held in the library’s reading room.

The Advisory Board follows the Public Meeting Law; all meetings are open to the public. If you are interested in attending a meeting, contact the library to confirm that a meeting has been scheduled for the month.

Minutes from the meeting are available upon request.

Participation
Openings to the West Slope Community Library Advisory Board will be posted in the library, on the Washington County Citizen Boards & Commissions page, and on the library’s homepage.