Rouses Point Dodge Memorial Library

Rouses Point Dodge Memorial Library

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ROUSES POINT DODGE MEMORIAL LIBRARY 

144 Lake Street
Rouses Point, NY 12979
(518) 297-6242
rpdml1907@gmail.com

Library Director: Anne Paulson, MLS
library@rousespointny.com 

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MISSION STATEMENT 
The mission of the Rouses Point Dodge Memorial Library is to provide for and encourage the use of library materials and services in order to meet the educational, recreational, and informational needs of the residents of Rouses Point and its surrounding communities

WELCOME TO THE ROUSES POINT DODGE MEMORIAL LIBRARY

The Rouses Point Dodge Memorial Library (RPDML) is a public library which was granted its absolute charter from the University of the State of New York (New York State Education Department) on April 26, 1906.  An amendment to the RPDML charter was granted on January 16, 1948.  The Library was formally dedicated in January 1907. The administration of the RPDML consists of a five member board.  One board member is appointed each year to a five year term by the Village's Mayor and Board of Trustees.  It is the responsibility of the Library Board to run the operation of the Library.  The Village Treasurer is the chief fiscal officer of the RPDML.  The RPDML Board along with Library Director Anne Paulson and staff work to encourage and provide for the use of library services in order to meet the educational, informational and recreational needs of Rouses Point and surrounding communities.  


RULES, REGULATIONS AND POLICIES

Click below for the General Rules, Regulations and Policies of the Library as adopted by the RPDML Board of Trustees:


LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Rouses Point Dodge Memorial Library is governed by a five-member Board of Trustees appointed by the Rouses Point Village Board. Each Board member serves a five-year term.  Below is a current listing of the RPDML Board Members.

  • Mary O'Connor, President
  • Natali Voitchovsky, Vice President
  • Patricia Birkett, Secretary
  • Steven Lambert, Trustee
  • Laura Birtz-Sisson, Trustee  
The Village Treasurer serves as the Treasurer for the Library Board of Trustees per Education Law sec. 259(1)(a).

RPDML Board Meetings are held from 5-6 p.m. at the Library on the second Wednesday of the month.  Board meetings are open to the public.


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