Members are selected for their interest in the library and its role in the community as well as for their willingness to devote the time and effort necessary to carry out the duties of a trustee. The Board of Trustees controls the expenditure of all funds in the library’s budget. Members work with the library’s director, who is responsible for the library’s administration, in the study, evaluation, and development of library policies and long-range plans.

Union County Library System

The UCLS Board of Trustees meets at 5:30 pm every other month on the first Tuesday of that month. Meetings are open to the public.

Approved Meeting Dates for 2018: February 6 at Herr Memorial Library, April 3 at the West End Library, June 5 at the Public Library for Union County, August 7 at Herr Memorial Library, October 2 at the West End Library and December 4 at the Public Library for Union County

Please call (570) 523-1172 to confirm the date and time of meetings.

Board of Trustees:

  • President: Chris Gemberling
  • Vice President: Susan Snyder
  • Treasurer/Secretary: Roger Hoffman
  • Additional members: Jacquelyn Paul, Michelle Feaster and Kevin Singer
  • UCLS Administrator: Roberta Greene

Herr Memorial Library

The Board of Trustees meets at the Herr Memorial Library at 5:30 pm on the third Monday of the month. Meetings are open to the public.

Approved Meeting Dates for 2018: January 22 (in lieu of Martin Luther King Jr Day), February 26 (in lieu of Presidents’ Day), March 19, April 16, May 21, June 18, August 20, September 17, October 15 and November 19. The Board does not meet in July and December

Please call the Herr Memorial Library at (570) 966-0831 to confirm the date and time of meetings.

Board of Trustees:

  • President: Sharon Leon
  • Vice President: Judy Mecouch
  • Treasurer: Tom Beck
  • Secretary: Chris Gemberling
  • Kevin Singer
  • Linda Kander
  • Mary Sullivan
  • Andy Mattocks

Public Library for Union County

The Board of Trustees meets at The Public Library for Union County at 6:00 pm on the second Monday of the month in the library’s Community Room. Meetings are open to the public.

Approved Meeting Dates for 2018: January 8, February 12, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10, October 8, November 12 and December 10

Please call The Public Library for Union County at (570) 523-1172 to confirm the date and time of meetings.

Board of Trustees:

  • President: Jacquelyn Paul
  • Vice President: Sabra Karr
  • Treasurer: Roger Hoffman
  • Secretary: Jonathan Adams
  • Additional members: Justin Au, Don Adams, Missy Gutkowski and Mary Beth Clark
  • Library Director: Roberta Greene

West End Library

The Board of Trustees meets at the West End Library at 6:30 pm on the third Monday of the month. Meetings are open to the public.

Approved Meeting Dates for 2018: January 22 (in lieu of Martin Luther King Jr Day), February 26 (in lieu of Presidents’ Day), March 19, April 17, May 15, June 18, July 16, August 20, September 17, October 15, November 19 and December 17
Please call the West End Library at (570) 922-4773 to confirm the date and time of meetings.

Board of Trustees:

  • President: Kathy Kuhns
  • Vice President: Michelle Feaster
  • Treasurer: Susan Snyder
  • Secretary: Jeanne B. Trego
  • Additional members: Benita Kolmen Solomon, Harry A. VanSickle, George D. Woodling
  • Library Director: Wendy Rote