The information listed below relates to members of the public interested in running for a three-year term on the Guilderland Public Library Board of Trustees. 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 election; a United States citizen; and at least 18 years old.
  • Candidates may pick up an informational packet at the Library’s circulation desk, or print these materials themselves by clicking here.
  • Each packet includes:
    • a memo from the Interim Library Director followed by a biographical information sheet, which must be returned to the Library’s Public Information Officer by Monday, April 22, 2024 and
    • candidate information and signature sheets (43 signatures are required) from the Guilderland School District, which must be returned to GCSD Clerk Linda Livingston by Monday, April 22, 2024.

Voting on the Library budget and board candidates will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at all Guilderland Elementary schools, in conjunction with the school district election. Please review all information thoroughly, and call Interim Director Nate Heyer at 518-456-2400 x 151 with any questions.


Updated: 2.15.24