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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 1st
Barbara Coffman1/11/2012Mayor6/30/2023 3rd
Amy Roberts1/23/2019Ward 1-b6/30/2024 1st
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

*Appointments within six months of position start date are considered full term.
C = Chair, VC = Vice Chair

Staff Liaison

Eric Ikenouye
Library Director

Upcoming Meetings

February 22, 2022, 5:15pm

March 22, 2022, 5:15pm

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Meeting Materials

DateAgendaHandoutsApproved MinutesAudio
January 25, 2022
(Meeting canceled)
January 4, 2022   Available after meeting 

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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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