Posted February 14, 2024
About The Westport Library:
The Westport Library stands as a beacon of excellence in the realm of public libraries. Awarded a prestigious 5-star rating from Public Library Service’s 2022 Library Journal Index — the highest score attainable — it ranks among the top libraries in the United States. As the sole 5-star library in Connecticut, The Westport Library distinguishes itself in the top 1.6% of public libraries nationwide. Beyond its accolades, the Library serves as a dynamic community hub, fostering connections, providing essential resources, and nurturing a culture of lifelong learning.
The position of Trustee presents an opportunity for civic-minded individuals to make a significant impact and contribute to the continued success of The Westport Library. Trustees are instrumental in guiding the library's mission and ensuring it remains a vital resource for the community.
Trustee appointments typically span four years, commencing on July 1, 2024. Interested candidates should email a resume and letter of interest to Robin Powell at [email protected] no later than March 15, 2024. Applicants are encouraged to review the Library’s Strategic Plan and visit the Library’s website for more information about the role of the Board of Trustees.
Following the submission of materials, qualified candidates will undergo review by the Executive Director and Board President. Selected individuals will be invited to attend a meeting to learn more about the Library and the Trustee role, followed by an in-person interview conducted by the Governance & Nominations Committee in conjunction with members of the RTM’s LMA committee.