Trustees of the Groton Public Library
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About
The Trustees were first elected in 1854 to oversee the operations of the public library. They:
  • establish written policies governing library activities and services
  • engage in on-going planning which assesses the needs and the role of the library in the community
  • ensure that the library meets the community's needs
  • work on preparation of the annual library budget and its adoption by the Town
  • monitor and oversee maintenance of the buildings and grounds and regularly review facility needs
  • have responsibility for hiring and evaluation the Library Director and working with the Personnel Board on job classifications for all staff
  • promote, with the Friends of the Groton Public Library, the library and act as library advocates in the community
  • study and support legislation which will benefit the library and the larger community
In 1996, under a state grant and vote of the Town, the Library undertook a major addition to the existing building. The renovation/expansion of the Library was completed in March of 1999.

The Groton Public Library is served by a salaried Director, Head of Adult Services, and Head of Children's Services; by additional staff on hourly wages; and by a corps of volunteers.


Contact Information
Email gpltrustees@gpl.org Members 6
Phone (978) 448-1167 Selection Elected
Fax (978) 448-1169 Term 3 years
Office Town Hall, 173 Main St Remuneration None
Meeting Second Tuesday @ 7:00 PM Meeting location Groton Public Library
Website gpl.org
Hours

Members
MemberRoleTerm StartTerm End
Jane R. Allen Chair 05/21/2015 05/21/2018
Marilyn Dabritz Member 05/17/2017 05/21/2020
Mark W. Gerath Vice-Chair 05/18/2016 05/21/2019
Kristen Von Campe Member 05/21/2015 05/21/2018
Nancy Wilder Member 05/18/2016 05/21/2019
David J. Zeiler Member 05/17/2017 05/21/2020