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The Library Board is composed of nine citizens that are appointed by the City Council. The Director of Libraries serves as ex officio member of the Board. The normal term of office is two years; four members shall complete their full term of office in odd numbered years and five members shall complete their full term of office in even numbered years.
The Garland Charter and Code of Ordinances establish certain qualifications that must be met by members of boards and commissions. In addition to special qualifications for service, a board member must:
For more information, please visit the City's Boards and Commissions page.
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The purpose of the Library Board is to advise the City Council on issues relating to the Public Library and to recommend plans and programs to promote the library system for the city. The Board meets monthly on the second Monday at 6 p.m. in the Work Session Chambers at City Hall. All meetings are open to the public unless the Board goes into executive session. For more information visit the Library Board page or call the Library Administration office at 972-205-2543.
Meeting agendas and approved minutes are posted on the website for citizen review.