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Damascus Library Advisory Committee

Damascus Library front 9701 Main Street
Damascus, MD 20872
240-773-9444

 

 


About the Damascus Library Advisory Committee

The Damascus Library Advisory Committee (LAC) is a subcommittee of the Montgomery County Library Board (MCLB). The role of the Damascus LAC:

  • Advise the Montgomery County Library Board (MCLB) of specific findings, issues, problems and concerns related to the Damascus Library and make recommendations to the Board on public library related matters, following the appropriate channels of communication;
  • Provide the Damascus Library Manager with input on behalf of the Library Board;
  • Facilitate communication between Library Board, LAC members, and the Damascus community;
  • Obtain the advice and views of the Damascus community on library needs and report these views to the Library Board;
  • Participate in providing government officials with advice and counsel about libraries via the Library Board, and in support of positions taken by the Library Board, may testify before County Council and/or appear at Council hearings;
  • Recruit new LAC members;
  • Represent the users of the Damascus Library at community functions such as meetings, fairs, celebrations, etc.; and
  • Suggest and recommend programs to the Damascus Library Manager.
The Damascus Library is the hub of the Damascus community. It offers free and equal access to services and resources that connect the people of Montgomery County to ideas and information which sustain and enrich their lives. Want to serve the Damascus community? Apply to become a member of the Damascus Library Advisory Committee. You can also send us your comments and suggestions.

 

 

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