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Board of Trustees

Roles and Responsibilities

Fulfilling the roles and responsibilities of a Trustee in a responsible manner is of the utmost importance.
In addition to attending Trustee meetings, the Trustees of this library agree to fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Determine and adopt written policies to govern operations, programs, books and materials selection
  • Know programs and needs
  • Establish, support, and participate in public relations programs
  • Know state and local laws that pertain to libraries
  • Report regularly to governing officials and the public
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget
  • Work to secure adequate funding for the library
  • Employ competent directors and oversee the updating of job description

Members as of January 2023

Al Wroblewski (Term began 2021)

Beverly Larson (Term began 2020)

Laura A. Cabral  (Term began 2021)

Samantha Faria (Term began 2022)

Marie Knapman (Term began 2023)


All meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. They will be held in person at Rogers Free Library in the Upstairs Conference Room.

September 15, 2022
October 20, 2022
November 17, 2022
December 15, 2022
January 19, 2023
February 16, 2023
March 16, 2023
April 13, 2023
May 18, 2023
June 15, 2023
July 20, 2023
August 17, 2023
September 21, 2023
October 19, 2023
November 16, 2023
December 21, 2023

The RFL Board of Trustees creates many documents available for all patrons. Please click each title below to see those documents.

If you have any questions please send an email to the Board of Trustees at

To learn more about what a board of trustees does, please see the RI Public Library Trustee Handbook, created by the State of RI Office of Libraries & Information Sciences.

Chess Club is cancelled on Wednesday, February 1 & Saturday, February 4. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.