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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 DATE & LOCATION CHANGE NOTICE:
The BoLC will hold their Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 in the Reading Room on Level 3 of the Main Library.