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 the Public Library for Union County at 5:30 pm every other month on the first Tuesday of that month. Meetings are open to the public.

Approved Meeting Dates for 2017: February 6 at Herr Memorial Library, April 3 at the Public Library for Union County, June 5 at the Public Library for Union County, August 7 at Herr Memorial Library, October 2 at Herr Memorial 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: Judy Mecouch
  • Vice President: Jim Caruso
  • Treasurer/Secretary: Roger Hoffman
  • Additional members: Kathleen Flynn Irion, Jacquelyn Paul and Joyce Shaw
  • 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 2017: January 23 (in lieu of Martin Luther King Jr Day), February 27 (in lieu of Presidents’ Day), March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19, August 21, September 18, October 16 and November 20. 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: Murrie Zlotziver
  • Vice President: Kathleen Flynn Irion
  • Treasurer: Thomas Beck
  • Secretary: Chris Gemberling
  • Additional members: Kevin Singer, Linda Kander, Sharon Leon
  • Library Director: Kelly Walter

Public Library for Union County

The Board of Trustees meets at The Public Library for Union County at 6:30 pm on the second Monday of the month in the library’s Community Room. Meetings are open to the public.

Approved Meeting Dates for 2017: January 9, February 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11, October 9, November 13 and December 11

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 and Missy Gutkowski
  • 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 2017: January 23 (in lieu of Martin Luther King Jr Day), February 27 (in lieu of Presidents’ Day), March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19, July 17, August 21, September 18, October 16, November 20 and December 18
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: Jim Caruso
  • Treasurer: Susan Snyder
  • Secretary: Joyce Shaw
  • Additional members: Jeanne B. Trego, Benita Kolmen Solomon, Michelle Feaster
  • Library Director: Wendy Rote