Updated December 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Baldwin Borough Public Library accepting applications for Library Board of Trustees
Pittsburgh, PA – The Baldwin Borough Public Library is pleased to announce it is accepting applications to fill one vacancy on the Library’s Board of Trustees. Library trustees are volunteer community representatives, library advocates, and leaders in the establishment of goals and policies for the Baldwin Borough Public Library.
Trustees are expected to attend monthly board meetings and committee meetings. Board meetings are held at 7 pm on the third Thursday of each month at the library. The meetings are open to the public.
Trustees are expected to articulate the library’s needs to the community and funders, seek funding for current programs and new initiatives, and to generally help promote the library.
Ideal candidates will have an interest in and passion for public libraries and an understanding of the importance of the public library as a center of information, discovery, enrichment and life-long learning in the community. Candidates must be Baldwin residents.
The Baldwin Borough Public Library is located in the South Hills at: 5230 Wolfe Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15236.
For more information, contact: Jenny Worley, Director at 412-885-2255 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania provides for public libraries to be governed by a board of trustees. Members of the Baldwin Board of Trustees are volunteers who donate their time and service to the library and it’s role in the community. The board as a whole represents a broad range of community interests, occupations and expertise. Members represent public interest in libraries and assist with policy development, financial management, local partnerships and advocacy efforts. The Board sets policy, fiscal goals and strategic direction in support of the Library’s mission and vision.
Baldwin Borough Public Library’s Board of Trustees is composed of seven citizens of the community, appointed by Baldwin Borough Council. They serve 3-year terms and may be reappointed. The Board meets monthly at 7pm on the third Thursday of each month at the Library and all meetings are open to the public. If you have any specific questions, comments or concerns and would like to speak to a Board member, you can email the board or write to:
President of the Board
5230 Wolfe Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15236