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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

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
Robert Brown VC7/12/2017Ward 1-a6/30/2025 2nd
Robin Steele7/14/2021Ward 3-a6/30/2025 1st

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

Staff Liaison

Eric Ikenouye
Library Director

Upcoming Meetings

September 28, 2021, 5:15pm
Main Library

October 26, 2021, 5:15pm
Main Library

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Meeting Materials

DateAgendaHandoutsApproved MinutesAudio
September 28, 2021    
August 24, 2021    
July 27, 2021   
June 22, 2021  
May 25, 2021   
April 27, 2021 n/a 
March 23, 2021   
February 23, 2021  
January 26, 2021   

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Member & Staff Manual

This manual is intended to function as both a guideline and a governing framework for the City’s standing and ad hoc advisory groups.

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