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 2021

Ms. Engracia Rodrigues (Term began 2009)
61 Church Street
Bristol, RI 02809
253-4629
Engracia.m.rodrigues_salley@bofa.com
passalmadeira@gmail.com

Mr. David Swanson (Term began 2013)
150 Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809
254-5056
Swansond8@yahoo.com

Mrs. Jacqueline Katz (Term began 2019)  SERVES AS CHAIR
42 River Street
Bristol, RI 02809
401-256-0334 (cell)
thekatzfamily5@gmail.com

Ms. Ruth Souto (Term began 2019)  SERVES AS VICE CHAIR
150 Fatima Drive
Bristol, RI 02809
401-935-3386 (cell)
rsouto@minlib.net

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

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

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


Meetings:

All meetings start at 6:30 pm and will be held via Zoom until it is safe to return to the library.

Thursday, 2/25/2021 – Click HERE for the agenda and Zoom link

Thursday, 3/18/2021

Thursday, 4/15/2021

Thursday, 5/20/2021

Thursday, 6/17/2021

Thursday, 7/15/2021

Thursday, 8/19/2021

Thursday, 9/23/2021

Thursday, 10/21/2021

Thursday, 11/18/2021

Thursday, 12/16/2021


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