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The Delicate Balance – Working with a Board of Directors

One of the hardest things about being a library administrator is working with a board of directors. Even presuming that one’s board is friendly, interested, dedicated, and present, the library administrator is often in a precarious position. You are simultaneously in need of educating and directing the board on various issues and keeping them on task, while at the same time this group of people are your bosses and control your evaluation and ultimate employment.