Children’s Services Committee

Purpose: The purpose of the Children’s Services Committee is to promote quality library services to children and youth. Activities may include but are not limited to:

  1. acting as a clearing house for information and materials of interest to librarians
  2. working with children and youth
  3. sponsoring workshops to promote continuing education and professional growth
  4. sharing ideas and programs to help libraries improve the quality of service to children and young adults in their areas
  5. developing resource materials such as specialized bibliographies, booklists, and story boxes

Continuing Education Committee

Purpose: to assist the Cooperative director in designing and implementing continuing education programs to meet the needs of the members of the Cooperative. Activities may include but are not limited to:

  1. sponsor workshops
  2. review applications for internships
  3. review and make recommendations for outside continuing education opportunities
  4. review and assess Cooperative continuing education needs and make recommendations
  5. review and recommend changes to the Cooperative continuing education policy

Planning and Evaluation Committee

Purpose: to plan and evaluate Cooperative programs, services, and policies and to make recommendations accordingly to the Advisory Council and the Governing Board. Activities may include but are not limited to:

  1. review the Plan of Service and the bylaws and other policies regularly
  2. review Cooperative service contracts
  3. review the annual Cooperative budget and make recommendation to Advisory Council
  4. develop and suggest new programs and services and submit such ideas and suggestions to the Advisory Council and the Governing Board
  5. evaluate Cooperative programs and services
  6. address such other issues as from time to time may be referred to the committee

Personnel Committee

Purpose: to be responsible for personnel matters of the Cooperative, subject to approval of the Governing Board. Membership of the Personnel Committee consists of:

  1. four members selected from the Governing Board, one of whom is the Governing Board president
  2. three members selected from the Advisory Council, appointed by the Council chair
  3. the Council chair, who serves as a non-voting ex officio member of the committee

Activities may include but are not limited to:

  1. establish a job description for the director and all other Cooperative personnel
  2. select a director
  3. establish salary and benefits for the director and all other Cooperative personnel
  4. review the performance of the director annually
  5. review and recommend changes to the Cooperative personnel policy

eResources Committee

Purpose: to plan and evaluate Cooperative-wide electronic resources, services, and policies and to make recommendations accordingly to the Advisory Council and the Governing Board. Activities may include but are not limited to:

  1. in conjunction with the cooperative staff, act as liaison between the WLC membership and vendors
  2. review Cooperative eResources contracts
  3. explore and develop new services and submit such ideas and suggestions to the Advisory Council and the Governing Board
  4. address such other issues as from time to time may be referred to the committee