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Board of Trustees

The Fairfax County Public Library Board of Trustees is responsible for library policies.

Update February 8, 2017

The Library Board of Trustees affirmed their new priorities at the February 8, 2017 meeting of the Board. Those priorities are:

  • Technology is a priority area for the Library, focusing on areas of innovation and access.
  • Collection development is a priority area for the Library, with focus on both print and digital collections.
  • Localized programming supported by demographics and/or community interest is a priority for the Library.

Library Board of Trustees

The Fairfax County Public Library Board of Trustees is responsible for library policies and for making budget recommendations to the Board of Supervisors.

The 12-member volunteer Board comprises one member from each of the nine supervisory districts in Fairfax County, each appointed by the district supervisor; one member-at-large, approved by the Chairman of the Board; one member appointed by the City of Fairfax Council; and one member nominated by the School Board.

The Library Board of Trustees meets on the second Wednesday of each month except August. Most meetings are held at 7 p.m. at George Mason Regional Library. The public and press are invited to attend. A maximum of ten people may register to speak on library concerns during the public comment period at each monthly meeting. For information or to register to speak, call (703) 324-8324.

To request an interpreter for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, contact the library where the meeting will be held two weeks prior to the meeting date.

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