St. Ignatius

Library Advisory Board

 Who (should apply)?: ​Students with a range of interest in libraries, from the curious to the totally committed. If you fall somewhere on that scale and want to meet new people while making a difference in your school community, consider joining the SI Library Advisory Board.

What (will we do)?: ​Student advisors will meet bimonthly to discuss how to make the library the best it can be, and ways to bring in students who may not regularly use the library. They will brainstorm ideas for programs, services, and campaigns, and then develop plans to execute those ideas.

When (will we meet)?:​ TBD 

Where (will we meet)?: ​In the Library

Why (should I apply)?: ​To help improve library services and make the Library the most welcoming, ​student-centered space it can be. You will get the opportunity to:

● Make your voice heard.
● Develop leadership skills.
● Support your library.
● Flex your creativity.
● Meet new people.
● Build experience for college.

How (do I apply)?:

Click here to apply online

A few more details in the form of Q & A’s.
1. What are Library expectations of the Student Advisors?

  • Attend bimonthly meetings regularly.
  • Volunteer 1-2 hours per month in the Library.
  • Join or lead a LAB committee and independently complete related assignments/tasks in between meetings. 
  • Bring your creativity, collaboration skills and commitment to each meeting.
  • Actively participate in helping the Library meet its goals and objectives for LAB.

2. What is the Library’s overarching goal for LAB?

Student Advisors will:

  • Propose ways to make the Library the best it can be.
  • Bring in students who may not regularly use the Library.
  • Develop and execute plans to realize their ideas.

3. What are LAB’s specific objectives for the year?

  • Refine and relaunch our committee system.
  • Develop new programs and services.
  • Promote reading culture at SI.
  • Promote underused library resources.
  • Bring new users into the Library.

4. What are LAB’s objectives for each meeting?

Student Advisors will:

● Be kind and inclusive.

● Enjoy themselves.

● Seek out and share feedback and guidance using SI's "Principles of Constructive Dialogue".

● Brainstorm ideas for programs, services, and campaigns.

● Develop plans to execute those ideas.