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Board of Trustees Policy Manual

The purpose of this manual is to provide to the members of the Fairfax County Library (FCPL) Board of Trustees, the Library Administration and staff, all of the basic statutes, regulations and policies pertinent to the overall direction of FCPL

Board Authority

  1. The Fairfax County Public Library System was established by the Board of Supervisors on February 1, 1939.8 The Circuit Court was requested to appoint a Library Board of five trustees for the management and control of the Library System. The Regional System for Fairfax County and City was established on April 7, 1965.
  2. The Library Board's organization conforms to State laws and regulations. The Library Board's functions and services are consistent with the standards recommended by the State Library Board.

8 Resolution from Board of Supervisors Minute Book 8, 2/1/39. Addendum 8


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