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 virtually at 4:30 pm every other month on the fourth Tuesday of that month. Meetings are open to the public.

Approved Meeting Dates for 2022: January 11 (special meeting), January 25, March 10 – Executive Session @ 5:30, March 15 – Executive Session @ 4:30, March 22, May 24, July 26, September 27 (Zoom link), and November 15

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

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

Board of Trustees:

  • President: Mary Beth Clark
  • Vice President: Susan Snyder
  • Treasurer/Secretary: Sharon Koppel
  • Additional members: John Holmes, Benita Kolmen-Solomon, Kym Lichtel, John Mathias, Jacquelyn Paul, Steve Stanko
  • UCLS Administrator: Toby Schwartzman

Herr Memorial Library

The Board of Trustees meets at 5:30 pm on the second Thursday of the month. Meetings are open to the public.

Approved Meeting Dates for 2022:  January 13, February 10, February 17 (executive session), March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, August 11,  September 8 (Zoom Link), October 13, November 10. 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: Kimberly Lichtel
  • Vice President: Judy Mecouch
  • Treasurer:  Sharon Leon
  • Secretary: Anne Smith
  • John Holmes
  • Amber Lawson
  • Kelly Walter
  • Library Director: Corrie Post

Public Library for Union County

The Board of Trustees meets at 6:00 pm on the second Monday of the month via Zoom. Meetings are open to the public. Links to attend meetings will be published here.

Approved Meeting Dates for 2022: January 10, February 14, March 10 – Executive Session @ 6:45, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8, September 12 (Zoom Link), October 10, November 14, and December 12.

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: Steve Stanko
  • Vice President: Becky Perez
  • Treasurer: Don Wilver, Jr.
  • Secretary: Diane Meixell
  • Additional members: Don Adams, Mary Beth Clark, Bob Fortuna, Alexis Gutierrez, Louise Knight, Ilene Ladd, Sarah Ryu, Linda Skinner
  • Library Director: Toby Schwartzman

West End Library

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

Approved Meeting Dates for 2022: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19, May 17, June 21 (canceled), July 19, August 16, September 20, October 18, November 15, and December 21.

Please call the West End Library at (570) 922-4773 to confirm the date and time of meetings.

Board of Trustees:

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