Governance and Finance
Mid-Continent Public Library (a Consolidated Public Library District organized under Sections 182.610 RsMo,) functions to provide a public library program, the mission of which is to enrich our citizens and communities through expanding access to innovation, information, ideas, and inspiration. The Library is governed by a twelve member Board of Trustees. By Missouri statutes, each county in the library district may appoint four representatives with a four-year term to the Board. The Clay and Platte County Commissions and the Jackson County Executive makes these appointments.