News from the Ballston Community Public Library
Wednesday, November 15
2024 Budget Passes!
Initially chartered in 1957, the Ballston Community Public Library has served the community for 66 years. Both our community and library have changed since then, and the library worked with Senator Tedisco, Assemblywoman Walsh, Town of Ballston, the Southern Adirondack Library System and the New York State Library to update its legislation to reflect how special district libraries work today. This update created more transparency and accountability by providing district residents with direct input to the library, reflected in two significant changes. This year for the first time:
• Residents of the Library District voted on the budget directly.
• Residents of the Library Districted elected Trustees to govern the Library.
The Library Trustees and Staff would like to thank the community, volunteers and government officials who made this possible. The Ballston Community Public Library 2024 Budget passed by 88% and six Trustees were elected to terms beginning December 1, 2023.