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 2020: February 4 at Herr Memorial Library, April 7 at West End Library,  August 4 at West End Library, October 6 at Herr Memorial Library, and December 1 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: Jacquelyn Paul
  • Vice President: Susan Snyder
  • Treasurer/Secretary: Mary Beth Clark
  • Additional members: Don Adams, Linda Kander, Benita Kolmen-Solomon, John Mathias, Judy Mecouch
  • 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 2020: January 21 (in lieu of Martin Luther King Jr. Day), February 18 (in lieu of Presidents’ day), March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15,  August 17, September 21, October 19, November 16. 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: Linda Kander
  • Vice President: Judy Mecouch
  • Interim Treasurer
  • Secretary: Kelly Walter
  • John Holmes
  • Mary Sullivan
  • Kelly Walter
  • Interim Library Director: Sharon Leon

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 via Google Meet. Meetings are open to the public.

Approved Meeting Dates for 2020: January 13, February 10, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13 (Google Meet), August 10, September 14, October 12, November 9, and December 14

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, Linda Skinner, Amy Smalt, Don Wilver, Jr.
  • 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 2020: January 21, February 18, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20, November 17 and December 15
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