Geauga County Public Library Board of Trustees Geauga County Public Library is a separate political subdivision. It is not part of county government. The Library Board has no taxing authority and must have the Board of County Commissioners place ballot issues before the voters on behalf of the Library in the nineteen communities in its service district.
The Geauga County Public Library has a seven-member Board of Trustees which is the governing body authorized by the State of Ohio to establish policies and develop an annual budget. Board members represent the citizensí interest while promoting the highest level of library service appropriate to the community, in accordance with state law.
Members of the Board of Library Trustees are appointed for seven-year terms alternately by the Geauga County Commissioners and the Common Pleas Court judges. Board members serve without remuneration.
Meetings Library Board meetings are held at 4:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month (unless otherwise noted) and move throughout the county. 2013 Meetings Tuesday, January 22 - Administrative Center Tuesday, February 19 - Administrative Center Tuesday, March 19 - Administrative Center Tuesday, April 16 - Geauga West Library Tuesday, May 14 - Bainbridge Library Tuesday, June 18 - Thompson Library Station Tuesday, July 16 - Newbury Library Station Tuesday, August 20 - Chardon Library Tuesday, September 17 - Bainbridge Library Tuesday, October 15 - Geauga West Library Tuesday, November 19 - Middlefield Library Tuesday, December 17 - Administrative Center
The Geauga County Public Library is a resource center that provides and facilitates free access to collections of informational, entertainment and reading resources. The library strives to meet the changing needs of its diverse communities.