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The Role of the Library Board of Trustees

  • Review the administration of Sausalito Library operations
  • Make recommendations to the City Librarian
  • Establish library policies
  • Serve as liaison between the library and the community and between the library and the City Council


  • The five-member Library Board of Trustees meets once per month on the second Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Bookstore on the upper level of Sausalito City Hall at 420 Litho Street
  • All meetings of the Library Board of Trustees are open to the public
  • Meeting times and agendas may be viewed on the meetings and agendas page for the Library Board of Trustees


  • Members must be Sausalito residents
  • Members are appointed by the City Council
  • The City Council encourages residents to apply to serve on the Library Board of Trustees; if interested, please fill out an application form
  • The term length is three years, with a maximum of two terms
  • A member may continue to serve after her or his term expires, until a new member is appointed


  • The City Council Liaison is Joe Burns,
  • The Staff Liaison is Abbot Chambers, Sausalito City Librarian, or (415) 289-4123


  • To send a group email message to the trustees, use this email address:
  • If you have any questions about the Library Board of Trustees or an item under consideration, please contact Abbot Chambers at (415) 289-4123 or