Tipp City Public Library

Library Trustee

The Board of Trustees of the Tipp City Public Library is accepting resumes to fill a Board vacancy beginning January 1, 2023. This candidate will fill a term that ends in 2030. 

The Board of Trustees is composed of seven members residing in Miami County. The Board usually meets on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The duties of the Board include determining the annual budget of the library, establishing library policies, advocating for the library in the community, planning for the future of the library, and securing funds needed to operate the library.

Each Trustee takes an oath to perform their duties as defined by the Ohio Revised Code.

Candidates should have a passion for the welfare of the library and in preserving intellectual freedom. They must have the time and energy to devote to the library.  Trustees are chosen to represent the diversity of the community, including a balance of experience and/or skills in a variety of fields. 

Service on the Board of Trustees is voluntary and without compensation for a term of 7 years. All candidates must be at least eighteen years of age.

The full job description can be obtained at the circulation desk of the library or on the library website, please visit https://tippcitylibrary.org/tipp-city-library-board-of-trustees.

Submit a letter of interest, answers to applicant questions, and a resume by October 7, 2022, to bot@tippcitylibrary.org or drop off/mail to Tipp City Public Library 11 East Main Street, Tipp City, OH 45371

Applicant questions:

  1. What would you bring to the Board in terms of experience (including community involvement), abilities, interests, resources, and relationships?
  2. What do you see as the most important challenges facing our library?
  3. What would make for a satisfying board experience for you?
  4. What Tipp City Public Library Board activities (visioning/long-range planning, budgetary/financial oversight, and fundraising, facilities, and personnel policy) would be of interest to you?