District of Nipissing
The Library Board is Looking for New Members

The Library Board is Looking for New Members

Are you interested in joining a dedicated group of volunteers who are working hard to ensure that our local libraries are growing and servicing residents effectively?

Do you have 3 – 6 hours per month that you can commit to the library?

To be a volunteer on a public library board in Ontario and in accordance with the Public Libraries Act, R.S.O. 1990, to qualify, an applicant must be:

  • must be a Canadian citizen
  • at least eighteen years of age
  • a resident of the Township of South Algonquin
  • not employed by the Township or the Library
  • not convicted of an indictable offence

As per the Ontario Public Library Act, the term of the Library Board is concurrent with the 4-year term of the municipal council. Appointment to the Library Board is determined by the incoming Council.

The key responsibilities for Trustees are governance, policy, programming, and fiscal matters. Potential candidates should have management, planning, fundraising and/or financial experience. Computer skills are a definite asset. Our meetings are a hybrid of in person and zoom and we use Google drive for all documents sharing.

Interested individuals are invited to apply for this volunteer position in writing to the undersigned no later than November 25th at 3:00 pm.


Charlene Alexander CEO/Head Librarian
33 Medical Centre Rd., P.O. Box 208, Whitney, ON K0J 2M0
whitneylibrary@southalgonquin.ca 613- 637-5471

The Township of South Algonquin is seeking applications for Library Board Trustees for the Township of South Algonquin Public Library.

The Library Board is Looking for New Members 2021-03-18
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