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Board of Library Commissioners

 

Kent Sparks

Kent Sparks

President

2024**

Rachel S. Anderson

Rachel S. Anderson

Vice President/Secretary

2024**

Deborah Bose

Deborah Bose

2026**

Kelly Boston

Kelly Boston

2026**

James Botts

James Botts

2022**

Sophia Ward Brewer

Sophia Ward Brewer

2022**

Kathryn Dilley

Kathryn Dilley

 2026**

** 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.

LOCATION CHANGE NOTICE:
The BoLC will now meet virtually for their regular meeting on Tuesday, December15, 2020 at 5:15. You can access the meeting using the information below.

Board of Library Commissioners December Meeting

Click the link below to join the webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84598246732

iPhone one-tap:
US: +19292056099,,84598246732#
or
+13017158592,,84598246732#

Telephone:
For higher quality, dial a number based on your current location:
US: +1 929 205 6099
or
+1 301 715 8592
or
+1 312 626 6799
or
+1 669 900 6833
or
+1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799
Webinar ID: 845 9824 6732

International numbers available: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/ktTRggfz6

 

 

 

Meeting Schedule

2021 Meeting Schedule

January 26, 2021

February 23, 2021

March 30, 2021

April 27, 2021

May 25, 2021

June 22, 2021*

July 27, 2021

August 31, 2021

September 28, 2021

October 26, 2021

November 30, 2021

December 14, 2021*

2020 Meeting Schedule

January 28, 2020

February 18, 2020*

March 14, 2020*

March 31, 2020

April 28, 2020

May 26, 2020

June 23, 2020*

June 30, 2020*

July 28, 2020

August 25, 2020

September 22, 2020*

October 27, 2020

November 17, 2020*

November 24, 2020

December 15, 2020*

2019 Meeting Schedule

January 22, 2019*

February 26, 2019

March 26, 2019

April 30, 2019

May 28, 2019

June 25, 2019

July 30, 2019

August 27, 2019

September 24, 2019

October 29, 2019

November 26, 2019

December 17, 2019*