The Library Board
20 Freestone Avenue
Portland, CT 06480
What is the Portland Library Board?
The Portland Library Board is a town commission which reports to the Board of Selectmen.
What does the Library Board do?
The Library Board is responsible for the policies that govern the internal operation and
services of the library and for reviewing those policies on a regular basis. It is the
responsibility of the Board to secure adequate funds to carry out the librarys
mission. The Board also determines expenditures of all library gifts, grants, memorials
and endowments and evaluates the Director annually.
How do people get on the Board?
The members of the Library Board are appointed by the Board of Selectmen for four year
When does the Library Board meet?
In 2013, the Library Board will meet
on 1/17, 2/28, 3/21, 4/18, 5/16, 6/20, 7/18, 8/15 (CANCELED), 9/19, 10/17, 11/21, and
The meetings are held in the
Library, and start at 7:00 p.m. The meetings are open to the public.
The Board operates in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act.
Who are members of the Library Board?
Lorre Neville, Chair
Janet Nocek, Library Director
President, Friends of the Portland Library
Richards ~ Liaison, Board of Selectmen
The Library Board members are the representatives of the community and
they are eager to hear from library users.
Last updated: 11/22/2013