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Composition, Term of Office
There shall be a Board of Trustees of the Groton Public Library, which shall consist of six (6) members each serving for a term of three (3) years, such terms being arranged in order that the term of two (2) members shall expire each year.
 
Powers and Duties
·         The Trustees of the Groton Public Library shall establish written policies governing library activities and services;
·         Engage in on-going planning which assesses the needs and the role of the library in the community;
·         Ensure that the library meets the communities needs;
·         Work on preparation of the annual library budget and its adoption by the Town;
·         Monitor and oversee maintenance of the buildings and grounds and regularly review facility needs;
·         Have responsibility for hiring and evaluation the Library Director and working with the Human Resources Director on job classifications for all staff;
·         Promote, with the Friends of the Groton Public Library, the library and act as library advocates in the community; 
·         Study and support legislation which will benefit the library and the larger community; and
·         Shall have such other powers and duties as provided for in this Charter, by bylaw and by general law.
 
Appointments
The Trustees of the Groton Public Library shall appoint the Library Director and such other appointments as provided for by this charter, by by-law, or by general laws.

Contact Information

Email: gpltrustees@gpl.org
Phone: (978) 448-1167
Fax: (978) 448-1169
Hours: Monday: Closed, Tuesday-Thursday: 10am-9pm, Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 1pm-5pm (Sept-May)
Website: gpl.org
Members: 6
Selection: Elected
Term In Years: 3
Remuneration: None

Members

David J. Zeiler
David J. Zeiler

Term Start: 2017-05-17
Term End: 2020-05-21
Jane R. Allen
Jane R. Allen
Term Start: 2018-05-23
Term End: 2021-05-31
Kristen von Campe
Kristen von Campe
Vice Chair
Term Start: 2018-05-23
Term End: 2021-05-31
Marilyn Dabritz
Marilyn Dabritz
Chair
Term Start: 2017-05-17
Term End: 2020-05-21
Mark W. Gerath
Mark W. Gerath
Secretary
Term Start: 2019-05-22
Term End: 2022-05-17
Nancy Wilder
Nancy Wilder
Term Start: 2019-05-22
Term End: 2022-05-17
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