Gaithersburg Library Advisory Committee

Gaithersburg Library front 1830 Montgomery Village Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
240-773-9490

 

About the Gaithersburg Library Advisory Committee

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

  • Advise the Montgomery County Library Board (MCLB) of specific findings, issues, problems and concerns related to the Gaithersburg Library and make recommendations to the Board on public library related matters, following the appropriate channels of communication;
  • Provide the Gaithersburg Library Manager with input on behalf of the Library Board;
  • Facilitate communication between Library Board, LAC members, and the Gaithersburg community;
  • Obtain the advice and views of the Gaithersburg 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 Gaithersburg Library at community functions such as meetings, fairs, celebrations, etc.; and
  • Suggest and recommend programs to the Gaithersburg Library Manager.
The Gaithersburg Library is the hub of the Gaithersburg 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 Gaithersburg community? Apply to become a member of the Gaithersburg Library Advisory Committee. You can also send us your comments and suggestions.