Board of Library Commissioners

The Grand Rapids Public Library is governed by a publicly elected Board of Library Commissioners.

Board meetings are held on the last Tuesday of each month at 4:00 pm at the Main Library, 111 Library St NE, in the board room on level 5, unless otherwise specified (*). All regular meetings are open to the public and public comment is welcome when the meeting begins, and again when the meeting concludes. You can see the current agenda here or the meeting minutes below.

You can contact the board members directly here.

Commissioners:

James Botts
President
1407 Mackinaw Rd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
M. Jade VanderVelde
Vice President/Secretary
330 Greenwich Rd NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Anne Armstrong Cusack
2115 Romence Dr NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
William Baldridge
1157 E Chippewa Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Ruth Lumpkins
1742 Southampton Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Roger McClary
767 Knapp St NE, APT 2
Grand Rapids, MI 49505
Caralee Witteveen-Lane
1230 Calvin Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

 

2015 Meeting Schedule

January 27, 2015
February 24, 2015
March 31, 2015
April 28, 2015
May 26, 2015
June 30, 2015
July 28, 2015
August 25, 2015
September 29, 2015
October 27, 2015
November 17, 2015*
December 15, 2015*

2014 Meeting Minutes

January 21, 2014
February 25, 2014
March 25, 2014
April 29, 2014
May 27, 2014
June 30, 2014
July 29, 2014
August 11, 2014
August 26, 2014
September 30, 2014
October 28, 2014
November 18, 2014
December 16, 2014

2013 Meeting Minutes

January 22, 2013
February 26, 2013
March 26, 2013
April 30, 2013
May 28, 2013
June 25, 2013
July 30, 2013
August 27, 2013
September 24, 2013
October 29, 2013
November 19, 2013
December 2, 2013
December 17, 2013