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Old Town Hall (Directions)
611 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

Sullivan Independence Hall
725 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

203-256-3000
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About the Board of Library Trustees

Term Length:
# of Members:
Appointing Body:
Party Balance Required?:
Defined In:

Six Years (One Term)
Six
Board of Library Trustees with Approval fromBoard of Selectmen
Yes
Town Charter - Article X

Description

The Board of Library Trustees oversees operations and property of the town’s libraries.

Powers and Duties

Duties include:

  • Managing, controlling, maintaining, and operating all property of the Town devoted to library purposes, except such property under the jurisdiction of the Board of Education
  • Establishing and  enforcing reasonable fines and penalties for the violation of its rules and regulations
  • Providing for the rental of books, periodicals, motion pictures, exhibits, or other library facilities
  • Turning over money which may be collected in the enforcement of fines and penalties to the Town Treasurer
  • Appointing a town librarian with approval of the First Selectman and appointing assistant librarians and other employees as necessary
  • Determining duties, terms of service, and compensation of library employees
  • Purchasing books, periodicals, publications, materials and supplies as needed
  • Accepting and using private donations

Contact Us

Old Town Hall (Directions)
611 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

Sullivan Independence Hall
725 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

203-256-3000
Find additional contact info here