As a public library the 9 trustees that govern the Library are elected by voters in our service area. The election is held the first Tuesday in May each year.
Candidates for the board must 1. reside in the Gloversville Enlarged School District, 2. be over 18 years of age, 3. file a petition with the Library that contains with 25 signatures of registered votes.
The most important qualification is a strong and genuine belief in public libraries and their mission in the community as centers for information and referral, recreation, and lifelong education. A candidate must also be willing to devote appropriate time and effort to carrying out the duties and responsibilities of trusteeship.
This year we have 3 seats opening up. Two (2) 5-year terms and one (1) 2 year term. Candidates with the most number of votes will receive the 5-year terms. The candidate with the 3rd most votes will receive the 2-year term.