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The Library

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About the Library Board

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, Buildings & Grounds, Executive, Finance & Personnel and Programs, Services & Technology, meet as needed throughout the year.

Library Board of Trustees Members 2023-2024

  • Rachael Morrow

    President
    County
    2nd term ending 2026
  • Stacey Penney

    Vice President
    County
    2nd term ending 2026
  • Christopher Bozarth

    Secretary
    City
    2nd term ending 2025
  • Aaron Jones

    Treasurer
    City
    1st term ending 2025
  • Clinton Beecham

    County
    2nd term ending 2025
  • James Nevins

    County
    1st term ending 2026
  • Robert Stephens

    City
    1st term ending 2026

  • Melanie Weiler

    City
    1st term ending 2026
  • David Yancey

    City
    1st term ending 2024

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.

Board Meeting Minutes