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 updating of job description

    4. ENCOURAGING THE CONTINUED GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF STAFF


Current as of January 2022

David Swanson (Term began 2013)
150 Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809
254-5056
swansond8@yahoo.com

Jacqueline Katz (Term began 2019)  SERVES AS CHAIR
42 River Street
Bristol, RI 02809
401-256-0334 (cell)
jackiebkatz@gmail.com

Ruth Souto (Term began 2019)  SERVES AS VICE CHAIR
150 Fatima Drive
Bristol, RI 02809
401-935-3386 (cell)
soutoruthe@gmail.com

Beverly Larson (Term began 2020)
291 High Street
Bristol, RI 082098
401-253-7901
larson.beverly@gmail.com

Laura A. Cabral  (Term began 2021)
5 Polk Court
Bristol,  RI 02809
401-871-0392
laura.ann.cabral@gmail.com

Al Wroblewski (Term began 2021)
24 Burton Street
Bristol, RI 02809
774-262-4154
al@alwroblewski.com

Samantha Faria (Term began 2022)
41 Franklin Street
Bristol, RI 02809
401-595-5766
samf92@yahoo.com


Meetings:

All meetings start at 6:30 pm and are held in person at Rogers Free Library.

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


Click HERE for the Bylaws of Rogers Free Library.


If you have any questions please send an email to the Board of Trustees trustees@rogersfreelibrary.org