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The Library Board advises the City Council on all matters pertaining to the operation, maintenance, activities, and facilities of both libraries. The Board also recommends to the City Council policies on Library services. The Board is responsible for resolving questions dealing with intellectual freedom challenges and administers special trusts established for the Library. Members must be residents of the city of Albany.


Term of office: 4 years

Robert Brown VC7/12/2017Ward 1-a6/30/2021 1st
Jo Ann Yonemura8/9/2017Ward 3-a6/30/2021 1st
Ilynn Winn9/12/2018Ward 3-b6/30/2022 1st
Steve Borst C11/9/2016Ward 2-a6/30/2023 2nd
Barbara Coffman1/11/2012Mayor6/30/2023 3rd
Amy Roberts1/23/2019Ward 1-b6/30/2024 2nd
Amanda Blaisdell8/12/2020Ward 2-b6/30/2024 1st

C = Chair, VC = Vice Chair   Find your council ward

Staff Liaison

Eric Ikenouye
Library Director

Upcoming Meetings

October 27, 2020, 5:15pm
Remote Meeting (see agenda for details)

November 17, 2020, 5:15pm
Main Library

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Meeting Materials

DateAgendaHandoutsApproved MinutesAudio
September 22, 2020   Available after meeting 
August 25, 2020    
July 28, 2020 n/a 
June 23, 2020   
February 25, 2020  
January 28, 2020  
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Member & Staff Manual

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