The information listed below relates to members of the public interested in running for a permanent Board of Trustees seat in May. In the case of a mid-year vacancy, the seat will be filled by appointment. Please see the appointment page for more information.

Both incumbents and new candidates may run for a permanent Board seat by following the steps below:

  • Eligible candidates must be a resident of the Guilderland Public Library District — which covers the same boundaries as the Guilderland Central School District — for at least 30 days prior to the Tuesday, May 18, 2021 election; a United States citizen; and at least 18 years old.
  • Candidates may pick up an informational packet in the Library’s Normanskill Room during curbside hours, or print these materials themselves by clicking here and here.
  • Each packet includes:
    • a memo from the Library Director and a biographical information sheet, which must be returned to the Library’s Public Information Officer, Luanne Nicholson by Monday, April 19 and
    • candidate information and signature sheets (25 signatures are required) from the Guilderland School District, which must be returned to GCSD Clerk Linda Livingston by Monday, April 19.

Please review all information thoroughly, and call Library Director Tim Wiles at 518-456-2400 x 113 with any questions.


Updated: 3.26.2021