Federation of Ontario Public Libraries

Getting the best public library board for your community.

October 22, 2018 is the Ontario Municipal Election Date. Following a Municipal Election, or shortly before, the Municipal/Town Clerk will put out a call for applications for the library board in the local press and on the website.

In the next few issues we’re highlighting the Leadership by Design Module 5: Legacy and Succession. Consider asking your board members to engage in these learning (and thinking) activities:

As the election dates get closer, consider creating a Screening Matrix customized to what your community needs.

Looking ahead: to ensure continuity and to prepare the incoming board, it is important to prepare legacy documents including providing organized and up to date documents. Read more about this.