Members are appointed to a three-year term. Trustees may be reappointed for up to three additional terms. Board member receive a $50 stipend per attended meeting and participate in the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS).
The South San Francisco Public Library is managed by the Board of Trustees consisting of five members who are electors, appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council. The Library Board works in conjunction with the Library Director to:
Develop a plan of service
Evaluate and advice council and staff on the need for services and programs
Adopt policies as necessary for the administration of the library