The Muhlenberg County Public Libraries Board of Trustees meets on the third Thursday of the month at 4:30 pm at Harbin Memorial. Approved minutes of library board meetings are available upon request. All meetings of the board are open to the public.
Trustees are appointed for a four year term, may serve two consecutive terms, and serve without compensation.
The Library Board of Trustees is responsible for securing operating funds, adopting policies, advocating for libraries, and hiring and evaluating a Library Director. The Library Director is then responsible for reporting to the Board of Trustees, employing and supervising library staff, general management of the libraries, and maintaining all fiscal and other records necessary and that are required by local, state, and federal laws.