The City of Wadena Library Board makes recommendations regarding the library administration, policies, annual budget, operations and maintenance of all library facilities. The board monitors and advocates for legislation concerning public libraries. The board also cooperates with other public officials and boards to maintain positive community relations.
The board consists of nine members as determined by the City Council. Each member serves a three-year term. Terms are staggered for continuity. There is a consecutive three term limit. Members do not receive monetary compensation.