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LIBRARY BOARD

About the Library Board

The Library Board, which is created in accordance with Utah State Statute 9-7-403, consists of nine Board Members who establish policy, oversee staff, and act as an advisory board to the Mayor and the Municipal Council.

Qualifications of Library Board Members:

  • Interest in libraries, books, reading, information
  • Generally, a cross section of the city is desired
  • A nice diversity of business, education, homemakers, etc. is appreciated on the board
  • Board members should be thoughtful, articulate, and level headed
  • People who like to read are always welcome

Duties and Responsibilities of the Library Board

  • To employ a competent and qualified library director
  • To determine the purpose of the library, and to adopt written policies to govern the operation and program of the library
  • To determine the program and needs of the library in relation to the community and to keep abreast of standards and library trends
  • To secure adequate funds to carry on the library program
  • To establish, support and participate in a planned public relations program
  • To assist in the preparation of the annual budget and approve the final document
  • To know local and state laws and to actively support library legislation in the state and nation
  • To establish library policies dealing with book and materials selection
  • To attend all board meetings and see that accurate records are kept on file at the library
  • To attend regional, state, and national trustee meetings and workshops, and to affiliate with appropriate professional organizations
  • To be aware of the services of the State Library
  • To report regularly to the governing officials and the general public

Board Members are appointed for a three year term and may be reappointed to serve a second consecutive three year term. Nominate yourself or someone else to serve on the Provo City Library Board by filling out the online application.

LIBRARY BOARD MEETINGS

The Board usually meets on the second Wednesday in January, March, May, July, September, and November at 4:00 p.m. in the Provo City Library Board Room, #204. 

The agenda is posted in the Library three days prior to the meeting. 

Board Meetings are open to the public.

Call 801-852-6651 for additional information.

Library Board Members:

Julie Nichols
Term Expires 6/30/24

Karen Salmon (Chair)
Term Expires 6/30/24

Jenny Spadafora
Term Expires 6/30/25

Cindy Gagon
Term Expires 6/30/25

Alyssa Hansen
Term Expires 6/30/25

Jennifer Bruton
Term Expires 6/30/23

Allyson Condie
Term Expires 6/30/23

Megen Pectol
Term Expires 06/30/23

City Council Liaison
David Shipley

Library Board Agendas and Minutes

January 12, 2022 Agenda
November 3, 2021 Agenda Minutes
September 8, 2021 Agenda Minutes
July 14, 2021 Agenda Minutes
May 19, 2021 Agenda Minutes
March 10, 2021 Agenda Minutes
September 9, 2020 Agenda Minutes
May 13, 2020 Agenda Minutes
March 11, 2020 Agenda Minutes
January 8, 2020 Agenda Minutes
November 13, 2019 Agenda Minutes
July 10, 2019 Agenda Minutes
May 8, 2019 Agenda Minutes
March 13, 2019 Agenda Minutes
January 9, 2019 Agenda Minutes
December 12, 2018 Agenda Minutes
November 14, 2018 Agenda Minutes
September 12, 2018 Agenda Minutes
May 9, 2018 Agenda Minutes
January 10, 2018 Agenda Minutes