Board of Trustees

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:

1. LIBRARY AWARENESS

  • 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

    2. SECURING FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR THE LIBRARY

  • Assist in the preparation of the annual budget
  • Work to secure adequate funding for the library

    3.  HIRING A DIRECTOR

  • Employ competent directors and oversee the update of job description

    4. ENCOURAGING THE CONTINUED GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF STAFF


Dr. Robert Arruda
159 High Street
Bristol, RI   02809
253-3795

Mrs. Elizabeth G. Brito
161 Poppasquash Road
Bristol, RI   02809
253-3106

Ms. Madge Chianese
17 Roosevelt Drive
Bristol, RI   02809
253-2129

Jacqueline Katz
42 River Street
Bristol, Rhode Island 02809

256-0334

Ms. Engracia Rodriques
61 Church Street
Bristol, RI 02809
253-4629

Ms. Ruth E. Souto
150 Fatima Drive
Bristol, RI 02809
401-935-3386
rsouto@minlib.net

Mr. David P. Swanson
150 Ferry Road
Bristol, RI   02809
254-5056

Ms. Joan C. Prescott, Director Rogers Free Library
prescottj069@gmail.com


Meetings:

No meeting in July
August 13
September 10
October 8
November 19
December 10

All meetings begin at 7:00 pm.


Click HERE for the Bylaws of Rogers Free Library.