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Support Network

The chart below defines the various roles of the entities that work together to support the Annandale Area Public Library and enable it to function smoothly as it should.

   Annandale  Area   Public   Library

Great River Regional Library System (GRRL)

Library Board

of the Library

City of Annandale


  Local staff: Librarian & Library Aide. Salaries paid by GRRL.

  Books and all circulated material are owned and maintained by GRRL with some items being maintained as part of Annandale's permanent collection.

  Library Technology: owned locally and maintained by GRRL.


A city-appointed "statutory" (follows a MN Statute) seven-member board with a slate of officers; four members must be city residents. Statutory status provides the Board (not the city) with financial control over funds raised or donated to the Library Board.  A board member may serve two (2) consecutive three-year terms. 


  Steward of the building. 

  Support librarian and liaison with GRRL.

  Empower the Friends.

  Maintain an excellent working relationship and communication with the City of Annandale.


A 501c3 self-appointed advocacy group governed by a four member slate of officers.


  Publicity/ Newsletter/ Communication


  Volunteering at the Library 

  Library Programs 






  Ownership and up-keep of the library building, furnishings, & grounds.

Fiscal Agent for Library Board (Segregated fund of the City, subject to rigorous audits, all public information.)


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