Official State of Iowa Website

New Board Member Video Series

Iowa library board members play a vital role to make sure libraries in our state operate well and within budget. In this series, watch six educational videos designed to give Iowa library trustees (or prospective trustees) an overview of the roles and responsibilities associated with serving on the board of an Iowa public library.

Part 1: Introduction

Run time: 11:05

Part 3: Approving & Monitoring the Budget

Run time: 6:45

Part 5: Planning for the Future

Run time: 10:36

Part 2: Hiring the Library Director

Run time: 10:24

Part 4: Developing & Adopting Library Policies

Run time: 10:07

Part 6: Evaluating Service & Advocating for Advancements

Run time: 16:20