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Board of Library Trustees

Norm Cohen, Lexington Selectman and Chairman of the Library Board of Trustees
 Norman Cohen, Lexington Selectman and Chair
 of the Board of Trustees Executive Committee

In accordance with the provision of the gift of Maria Cary establishing a public library in Lexington, the Board of Library Trustees consists of "the Selectmen, and the School Committee of the Town for the time being and the settled ministers of the place."

The Board of Library Trustees oversees the financial affairs, trust funds, fundraising activities and sets the policy for the operation of the Library.

The Trustees elect a five-member Executive Committee to oversee the financial and day-to-day operations of the Library. The Executive Committee consists of two officers of the Board of Library Trustees and three other Trustees. The Clergy, the Selectmen and the School Committee have at least one representative on the Committee. The Executive Committee has full power to act in all matters for the Board of Trustees.

Executive Committee:

Norman Cohen, Chair of the Executive Committee, Selectman
Howard Jaffe, Vice Chair of the Executive Committee, Clergy
Joseph Pato, Selectman
Jessie Steigerwald, School Committee
Kate Ekrem, Clergy

Meeting Dates:

Executive Committee:
Usually meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 4:00 PM in the Library Learning Center 
October 7, 2015
November 4, 2015
December 2, 2015
January 6, 2016
February 3, 2016 (canceled)
February 23, 2016 March 2, 2016 (canceled)
April 7, 2016
May 4, 2016
June 1, 2016 
 

Full Board: 
Usually meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 4:00 PM in the Library Learning Center
October 21
January 20
March 17 (canceled)
May 18

 

For further information regarding these meetings and agendas,
please check the Town of Lexington's Public Meeting Calendar.