The Grafton-Midview Public Library is seeking a qualified person to fill a vacancy on the Board of Trustees, which is the governing body of the Library. The Library, located on Main Street in Grafton, serves the Midview Local School District. The Board of Trustees is responsible for setting Library policy to insure the Library provides adequate services to its patrons. The trustee position involves matters about financing, staffing, and maintaining the facility and the Library collection. Many thought the role of all libraries would be diminished or even eliminated by the 21st century. The fact is libraries have become even more important in encouraging and enhancing literacy in the United States. Trustees are appointed by the Midview Board of Education to serve seven-year terms. Trustees reside in the Grafton-Midview service area or Lorain County.
This vacancy term runs from January 1, 2019, till December 31, 2025. The Board meets monthly for approximately two hours to conduct the business of overseeing the Library. Each Trustee serves on one or more standing committees of the Board, which meet occasionally between Board meetings. Anyone interested in applying for the Trustee vacancy should submit a resume to the attention of the Library Director, Adele Infante, 983 Main St, Grafton, OH. You may contact a trustee as well. The Trustees are Angela Carter, John Dixon, Kate Gillespie, Ed Greenwald, Christopher Smith, Tracy Schriver, and Joseph Urig.