All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its regularly scheduled stops on Monday, May 30, Memorial Day.


The Library Board is composed of nine members who serve no more than two three-year staggered terms of office. Five members are appointed by the Mayor of Springfield to represent the city and four are appointed by the Greene County Commission to represent the county.

The function of the Library Board is to set policy, approve the annual budget and hire the Director. Board committees are appointed by the Board President.

The Board holds regularly scheduled monthly meetings on the third Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. at a branch library. The committees, Finance & Personnel, Buildings & Grounds and Programs, Services & Technology, meet as needed throughout the year.

Library Board of Trustees Members 2015-2016

Michelle Nahon Moulder
1st term ending 2016

Andrea McKinney
Vice President
1st term ending 2016

Steven Ehase
1st term ending 2016

Michele Risdal-Barnes
1st term ending 2017

Derek Fraley
1st term ending 2018

Bill Garvin
1st term ending 2018

James Jeffries
2nd term ending 2017

Ashley Norgard
1st term ending 2018

Matthew Simpson
1st term ending 2017

Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule

Board meetings will begin at 4 p.m., except for the April retreat, in the community room of the following branch libraries. Click on the branch name for directions to the Library.

2015-2016 Board Meetings

  • April 19, 2016 Central Trust, 3333 S. National Ave., 3rd floor
  • May 24, 2016 Strafford Branch
  • June 21, 2016 Library Center
  • July 19, 2016 Ash Grove Branch
  • August 16, 2016 Library Center
  • September 20, 2016 Fair Grove Branch
  • October 18, 2016 Library Center
  • November 15, 2016 Library Station
  • December 20, 2016 Library Center

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