Marshall Public Library Board of Trustees

Meetings

  • 1st Thursday of every month at 4:00 pm
  • Board Room of Marshall Public Library
  • Open to the public

Agendas & Minutes

View the most recent agendas and minutes. Agendas are available prior to the meetings; minutes are available following approval.  

Trustees

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

Staff Liaison: Anna Lane, Library Director

  • 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

Guidelines

The Board of Trustees acts as an advisory board and follows these guidelines:


Policies

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.


Quarterly Reports

The Board of Trustees submits quarterly reports to both the City Commissioners and County Commissioners.

American Library Association (ALA) Legislation, Advocacy, and Issues

Perhaps no place in any community is so totally democratic as the town library.  

The only entrance requirement is interest.

--Lady Bird Johnson, Former First Lady