The Library Board of Trustees advises the Board of County Commissioners. They oversee matters related to the Cabarrus County Library System, including:
- program planning
- policy creation or revision
- budgetary recommendations
- facility maintenance
The board has seven members, with representatives selected from the following areas:
- Mount Pleasant
Two residents are selected to representating Concord. One appointed by the Concord City Council and the other by the Board of County Commissioners. The City of Kannapolis is also represented by two resident appointments to the board.
Appointments are for two-year terms.