Adopted by the Eagle Public Library Board of Trustees
Reviewed and Reaffirmed, August 15, 2022
The Board of Trustees shall conduct its business in accordance with adopted by-laws. The Board shall adopt further rules and regulations for its own guidance and for the government of the Library as may be expedient.
The Library, through its Trustees, shall continuously seek ways to increase Library use, thus promoting the growth of an informed, enlightened community.
Members of the Board of Trustees, individually and as a whole, shall at all times be aware of their role as library advocates in both local and state forums.
Trustees shall be aware of their responsibilities and obligations to the community and the Library as outlined in the adopted by-laws.
The Trustees shall endeavor to keep abreast of local, regional, and national library issues.
Trustees shall pursue opportunities for their continuing education in fulfilling their duties as Trustees.
Trustees shall participate in committees and training sessions that directly affect the long-range plans for the future of the Eagle Public Library.
The Eagle Public Library Board of Trustees supports the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights and its interpretations, and the American Library Association’s Freedom to Read statement. These are the foundation for open and equitable access to the Library District’s services, programs, and other resources. Library District policies are based on the principles set forth in the following statements. Current copies of these policies can be found on the American Library Association’s website.