Library Administration

Library Board of Trustees

Joan Kane, President
Kevin Garthe, Vice President
Jeanne Garthe, Secretary
Joni Jeffery
Martha Parks
Jim Hogan
Marisa Evans

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Grand Ledge Area District Library Mission Statement

The Grand Ledge Area District Library will acquire and make readily available resources in a variety of formats, including appropriate technology, to meet the educational, recreational and informational needs of the community it serves.

Library Budget

The library operates on a July-June fiscal year. Each May the library board reviews the library budget and millage rate and holds a public hearing. In order to accomplish the library’s mission the library board has approved the following budgets:

Next Fiscal year: 2020 2021 Budget
Current Fiscal year: 2019 2020 Budget
Previous Fiscal year: 2018 2019 Budget

Library Board Meeting Schedule (2019-2020)

Meetings held in the 1931 Room (meeting room) at the library at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.  April, May and June 2020 meetings to be held virtually via Zoom.  See meeting agenda for Zoom meeting information.

September 24, 2019 minutes
October 22, 2019 Minutes
November 26, 2019 minutes
January 28, 2020 minutes
February 25, 2020 — Meeting Cancelled
March 24, 2020 — Meeting Cancelled
April 28, 2020 minutes
May 26, 2020 proposed minutes
June 23, 2020 agenda

Regularly scheduled meetings are subject to cancellation and/or change in the absence of a quorum or if there is no pertinent business to come before the Board.

Notice: If any person with a disability needs accommodation at a Library Board meeting, please call Lise Mitchell at 622-3550, at least seven (7) days prior to the date of the meeting.  Every effort will be made to accommodate, if possible, with lesser notice.

A public inspection copy of the Minutes of the Library Board meetings are kept in the Shipman Room.  The call number is M R 021.82.  If you need assistance in locating the minutes, please ask at the front desk.

Members of the public are welcome to share their comments and concerns about library-related issues with members of the Library Board at library meetings.  The Library’s policy  Public Participation in Board Meetings states the procedures and rules of conduct which will facilitate a fair and orderly expression of public comments.


Past Library Board Meetings (2018-2019)

September 25, 2018 minutes
October 23, 2018 minutes
November 27, 2018 minutes
January 22, 2019 minutes
February 26, 2019 minutes
March 26, 2019 minutes
April 23, 2019 minutes
May 28, 2019 minutes
June 25, 2019 minutes