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Posted on: October 28, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Board of Library Trustees seeks new members for Library Foundation


Priya Rathnam, Library Director

Shrewsbury Public Library

609 Main Street

Shrewsbury, MA 01545




Headline: Board of Library Trustees seeks new members for Library Foundation

Shrewsbury, MA – October 27, 2020


Request for Letters of Interest

Board of Trustees of the Shrewsbury Public Library Foundation


The Board of Library Trustees of the Shrewsbury Public Library is seeking qualified persons interested in serving on the nonprofit Shrewsbury Public Library Foundation Board of Trustees, to fill four-year terms.

The Shrewsbury Public Library Foundation Board is a volunteer unpaid group of individuals whose mission is to develop and encourage the long-term health and progress of the Shrewsbury Public Library, by securing the financial resources necessary to ensure its continued growth and improvement.  Generally, the responsibilities of the members include: engaging in activities which promote fundraising in the community; setting policies for the operation of the Foundation; ensuring proper investment of the foundation’s assets, and serving as an advocate and spokesperson for the Library Foundation. Information about the foundation can be found at

Individuals selected to serve on the Board will have one or more of the following qualities:

  • Interested and enthusiastic about public libraries.
  • Knowledgeable about the Shrewsbury Public Library or willing to learn more
  • Able to participate in the meetings of the Board and its committees.
  • Possess skills in the areas of programming, fundraising, investing and financial management, public relations or advocacy.
  • Experience with other non-profit boards and non-profit groups
  • Engaged in the community

The Board meets four to five times per year and in special sessions when necessary.

Interested persons are asked to submit a letter of interest and qualifications to Clare O’Connor, Chair of the Board of Library Trustees, 609 Main Street, Shrewsbury, MA 01545 by Friday November 27, 2020.

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