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Board of Library Commissioners

 

Kent Sparks

Kent Sparks

President

2023**

Rachel S. Anderson

Rachel S. Anderson

Vice President/Secretary

2023**

Deborah Bose

Deborah Bose

2025**

Kelly Boston

Kelly Boston

2025**

James Botts

James Botts

2021**

Sophia Ward Brewer

Sophia Ward Brewer

2021**

Kathryn Dilley

Kathryn Dilley

 2025**

** denotes year term of office expires (December)

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 5:15 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.

MEETING LOCATION CHANGE
The BoLC will hold a Special Meeting on June 30, 2020 virtually pursuant to Executive Order 2020-15 via Zoom. The public can attend this meeting by using the information below.

Meeting attendees can join starting at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.

Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83462781149

Or iPhone one-tap :
 US: +13126266799,,83462781149#

or

+19292056099,,83462781149#

Or Telephone:
For higher quality, dial a number based on your current location:
US: +1 312 626 6799  or
+1 929 205 6099  or
+1 301 715 8592  or
+1 346 248 7799  or
+1 669 900 6833  or
+1 253 215 8782
Webinar ID: 834 6278 1149

 International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kcDGGBH6aa