Olney Library Advisory Committee

Olney Library front 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road
Olney, MD 20832


About the Olney Library Advisory Committee

The Olney Library Advisory Committee (LAC) is a subcommittee of the Montgomery County Library Board (MCLB). The role of the Olney LAC:

  • Advise the Montgomery County Library Board (MCLB) of specific findings, issues, problems and concerns related to the Olney Library and make recommendations to the Board on public library related matters, following the appropriate channels of communication;
  • Provide the Olney Library Manager with input on behalf of the Library Board;
  • Facilitate communication between Library Board, LAC members, and the Olney community;
  • Obtain the advice and views of the Olney community on library needs and report these views to the Library Board;
  • Participate in providing government officials with advice and counsel about libraries via the Library Board, and in support of positions taken by the Library Board, may testify before County Council and/or appear at Council hearings;
  • Recruit new LAC members;
  • Represent the users of the Olney Library at community functions such as meetings, fairs, celebrations, etc.; and
  • Suggest and recommend programs to the Olney Library Manager.
The Olney Library is the hub of the Olney community. It offers free and equal access to services and resources that connect the people of Montgomery County to ideas and information which sustain and enrich their lives. Want to serve the Olney community? Apply to become a member of the Olney Library Advisory Committee. You can also send us your comments and suggestions.

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