Board of Trustees

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The Board of Trustees consists of seven members appointed by the Kent County Commissioners from nominees submitted by the Board of Trustees.

Trustees must be residents of Kent County and are chosen on the basis of character, ability, and demonstrated interest in library matters. Trustees are appointed for an initial term of five years.

The Board of Trustees is currently looking to fill vacancies beginning in January 2020. Interested citizens may apply by September 27, 2019. Applicants will participate in interviews during the week of October 14, 2019.

Below, please find the Prospective Trustee Profile, which can be completed and returned to the library or emailed to

Board of Trustees Application

Meetings of the Board of Trustees are open and the public is welcome to attend. Minutes of full board meetings and board committee meetings are available below.

The trustees may be contacted by mail sent to:

Board of Trustees of Kent County Public Library
408 High Street
Chestertown, Maryland 21620

You may also send a message to the Trustees using the form below. Please be sure to include your own contact information.

Board Documents

Current Board Members

Trustee Manual

Bylaws of the Board of Trustees

Upcoming Board Meeting Agenda

Monday, August 26, 2019

Board Meeting Minutes

Minutes are posted following approval by the Board of Trustees. The date, time, and location of regular and special Board Meetings as well as Board Committee Meetings are posted in our online Calendar and on the bulletin board in our Chestertown Branch.

Fiscal Year 2020

Fiscal Year 2019

Fiscal Year 2018

Fiscal Year 2017

Fiscal Year 2016

Fiscal Year 2015

Fiscal Year 2014

Fiscal Year 2013

Finance Committee Minutes

Fiscal Year 2019

Fiscal Year 2018

Fiscal Year 2017

Fiscal Year 2016

Fiscal Year 2015

Fiscal Year 2014

Library Audits

Library Annual Reports

For annual reports, please see the Library Documents page.

Chestertown Branch
408 High Street
Chestertown, MD 21620

North County Branch
111-B1 N. Main Street
Galena, MD 21635

Rock Hall Branch
5585 Main Street
Rock Hall, MD 21661