The recently formed (April 2022) Lincoln Pelham Public Library Board is currently composed of seventeen members until the end of this term. Eight members are appointed from the Town of Lincoln and seven members are appointed from the Town of Pelham. When the new board is appointed in 2023, the size of the board will be reduced to eleven, with six members from Lincoln and five members from Pelham. Library Board members serve a four-year term that corresponds with that of Council.
Board members’ duties include establishing committees, setting library policies, managing finances, planning, and ensuring that library operations are conducted in accordance with the Ontario Public Libraries Act, its regulations, and other relevant legislation.
Co-chair: Donna Burton
Co-chair: Nicole Nolan
Councillor JD Pachereva
Councillor Adam Russell
Councillor Marianne Stewart
The Lincoln Public Library Board and the Pelham Public Library Board merged as of April 1, 2022. The following mission statements were established by the previous library boards and have not yet been updated. A new mission statement will be created during the next Strategic Planning Process.
Lincoln’s: The Lincoln Public Library is a community hub ensuring equal access to resources and opportunities for thinking, playing, learning, and growing.
Pelham’s: To engage, encourage, and enrich our community.