Moose Jaw Public and Palliser Regional Library Boards

Moose Jaw Public Library Board

Purpose:

The Moose Jaw Public Library Board helps connect the citizens of Moose Jaw to lifelong learning and engagement opportunities.  The Board fills a governance role for the municipal library system as outlined in The Public Libraries Act, 1996.

Composition:

The Public Library Board is composed of members of the general public, all appointed by City Council.  Interested citizens must also be willing to sit on the Palliser Regional Library Board.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the public library and its services.
  • Possession of a valid library card.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • Skilled in marketing, fundraising, business and financial management and literacy.
  • Knowledgeable of the community’s social and economic conditions.
  • Knowledgeable of The Public Libraries Act, 1996.

Term:

One-year term.

Meetings:

The Board meets monthly or as required.

Palliser Regional Library Board

Purpose:

If there is a local library board in a municipality that participates in a regional library agreement, the City Council shall appoint persons who are members of the local library board.

Composition:

The Council of each municipality that participates in a regional library agreement shall appoint the members of the regional library board and their alternates at the first meeting of the Council in January of each year.

Qualifications:

  • Same as required for the Moose Jaw Public Library

Term:

Two-year term.

Meetings:

The Board meets as required.

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