The Board of Trustees was established by the City Commission on December 11, 1969 for the purpose of assisting the city staff and promoting usage and development of the Marshall Public Library. The City Commission appoints members to this board at its December meeting. View a Roster of the Board of Trustees Dating Back to 1970 (PDF).
Christina Deel, Secretary (1st term) Term expires: December 2020
Scherry Earl (2nd term) Term expires: December 2021
Peggy Emerson, Chair (1st term) Term expires: December 2021
Jennifer Hoskins (1st term) Term expires: December 2020
Eva Oliver (2nd term) Term expires: December 2020
Ken Poindexter (2nd term) Term expires: December 2020
Ruby Pye, Vice Chair (1st term) Term expires: December 2021
The Board of Trustees acts as an advisory board and follows these guidelines:
The policies of Marshall Public Library are approved by both the Board of Trustees and the City Commission.
Circulation Policy (PDF) contains information about library card applications, check-out limits, overdue fines, replacement costs for damaged materials, and interlibrary loans.
Collection Development Policy (PDF) outlines the criteria used for the selection of materials, the responsibility for collection development and maintenance, and the process for reconsideration of materials.
Internet Use Policy (PDF) is a resource that guides the library in its service of providing public access to information beyond the confines of its own collection.