MMPL Board

Role of the Board

The Mississippi Mills Public Library Board has a Board of Trustees composed of seven (7) to nine (9) individuals, the majority being representatives of the community and one (1) member of Council. Trustees are appointed by the Municipality of Mississippi Mills Council for a term of four (4) years.

The role of the MMPL Board is to provide a comprehensive and efficient public library service that reflects the community’s unique needs. The Board is an independent body and is not a Committee of the Municipal Council. Although it is an independent body, it works with the municipality to ensure the community has a library that serves community needs of today and for the future. The Board is there to make sure the library is properly run under the management of the CEO/Chief Librarian. More information on the relationship of the Board and the municipality can be found here.

Board Members

The 2019-2022 board members are:

Jan Maydan, Councillor

Micheline Boucher

Cathy Peacock

Barbara Button

Warren Thorngate

Jeff Fraser

Leanne Czerwinski

Marie Traversy

Members can be reached via email:

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan for the Mississippi Mills Public Library 2017-2026

Strategic Plan Highlights

Strategic Plan Questionnaire

MMPL Annual Report 2017

Board Minutes

Minutes to past meetings are here.

Board Meetings

Upcoming Meetings:

Wednesday, March 27th -2:30 in Pakenham – Agenda Here

Wednesday, April 24th -2:30 in Almonte – Agenda Here

Wednesday, May 22nd -2:30 in Almonte – Agenda Here

Wednesday, June 26nd -2:30 in Pakenham – Agenda Here

Wednesday, August 14th -2:30 in Almonte – Agenda Here

Wednesday, September 11th -2:30 in Almonte

Wednesday, October 23rd -2:30 in Almonte

Wednesday, November 27th -2:30 in Pakenham

December – TBD (a potluck/meeting)

Becoming A Board Member

Are you a strong supporter of the Library? Excited and passionate about what the Library contributes to Mississippi Mills? The Library is now seeking passionate community members who are interested in applying for the next session of the Library Board.

Applications can be picked-up at the circulation desk or downloaded from the Library’s website here: Committee-Board Application Form – 2018-2022 . The application deadline will follow the municipal election and will be advertised in the local paper in November 2018.

With branches in Almonte and Pakenham, the library offers 67,000+ items, both print and digital.

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