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 2019: February 5 at Herr Memorial Library, April 2 at the West End Library, June 11 at the Public Library for Union County, August 6 at West End Library, October 1 at Herr Memorial Library and December 3 at the Public Library for Union County

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

For information on becoming a trustee for the Union County Library System click on the links below:

Board of Trustees:

  • President: Chris Gemberling
  • Vice President: Susan Snyder
  • Treasurer/Secretary: Mary Beth Clark
  • Additional members: Jacquelyn Paul, Beneta Kolmen-Solomon
  • 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 2019: January 22 (in lieu of Martin Luther King Jr Day), February 19 (in lieu of Presidents’ Day), March 18, April 15 (canceled), May 20, June 17, August 19, September 16, October 21 and November 18. 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
  • Interim Treasurer: Tom Beck
  • Secretary: Chris Gemberling
  • Linda Kander
  • Mary Sullivan

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 2019: January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 10, July 8, August 12, September 9, October 14, November 11 and December 9

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

For information on becoming a trustee for the Public Library for Union County click on the links below:

Board of Trustees:

  • President: Don Adams
  • Vice President: Sabra Karr
  • Treasurer: Steve Stanko
  • Additional members: Mary Beth Clark, Diane Meixell, Mike Redding, Amy Smalt
  • Library Director: Roberta Greene

West End Library

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

Approved Meeting Dates for 2018: January 15, February 19, March 19, April 16, May 21, 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: George D. Woodling
  • Additional members: Benita Kolmen-Solomon, Harry A. VanSickle, Linda Fox
  • Library Director: Wendy Rote