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 Library Board


The Carver County Library Board consists of five members representing the five members’ commissioner districts, and appointed from the residents of Carver County for staggered terms of three years.  


Appointments are made by the Carver County Board of Commissioners through an open appointment policy.

Minnesota state law gives power to the County Library Board to:

  • Be responsible for the establishment of policies and rules governing library operations, review of the annual operating budget and five-year capital plan for submission to the County Board, development of long-range plans and any other duties delegated to it by the County Board of Commissioners.
  • Be responsible for the acceptance of gift and trust funds and notifying the County Board of the acceptance of those funds.  Have sole authority and discretion in maintaining and developing the collections of the library
  • Be responsible for the use of library meeting rooms.


The library board holds monthly meetings typically on the second Tuesday of the month, starting at 4:30 p.m. at locations around the County. The public is welcome to attend.

2014 Meeting Schedule

January 14
Chaska Library, Valley Conference Room

February 11
Chanhassen Library, Longfellow Conference Room

March 11
City of Cologne, City Hall Conference Room

April 8
Waconia Library, City Hall Conference Room

May 13
Victoria Fire Hall Meeting Room

June 10
City of Mayer, City Hall Meeting Room

July 8
Watertown City Hall Meeting Room

August 12
Chaska Library, Valley Conference Room

September 9
City of Carver, Church by the River

October 14
Norwood Young America Library

November 18
Chanhassen Library, Longfellow Conference Room

December 9
Chaska Library, Valley Conference Room

The library board’s current agenda and information packet as well as archived copies of past meetings are public documents. Please click here for board agendas and minutes



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