• Service Alert Most services have been restored at locations other than the Advanced Learning Library. Some service disruptions continue.
  • Closed Date All Wichita Public Library locations will be closed Wednesday, June 19 in observance of Juneteenth.

Board of Directors

The Library Board of Directors is comprised of fourteen members appointed by the Wichita City Council. Members are appointed for two-year terms and may serve a total of eight consecutive years.

You may contact the Board:

Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held at noon on the third Tuesday of each month at the Advanced Learning Library, unless otherwise noted in the agenda. Meetings are open to the public.

To request a space in an upcoming Board of Directors meeting, fill out the Public Agenda Request Form and submit to the Director of Libraries. There are five public agenda spots available per board meeting.

Most Recent Board Meeting Packet

Packets are published approximately one week before the meeting.

  
  
2024-06-18 Meeting PacketJune 18, 2024 Library Board Meeting Packet

Upcoming Board Meetings

  • Tuesday, June 18
  • Tuesday, July 16
  • Tuesday, August 20
  • Tuesday, September 17
  • Tuesday, October 15
  • Tuesday, November 19
  • Tuesday, December 17

Officers of the Library Board of Directors

2024-25

  • Lauren Hirsh photograph
    Lauren Hirsh
    President
    District III Appointee
  • Jonathan Winkler photograph
    Jonathan Winkler
    1st Vice President & Secretary
    District VI Appointee
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    Kurt Oswald
    2nd Vice President
    District III Appointee
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    Rose Mary Frame
    Treasurer
    Mayoral Appointee

Other Members

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    Sarah Balderas
    Mayoral Appointee
  • Donna Douglas photograph
    Donna Douglas
    District II Appointee
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    Michelle Garrett
    District V Appointee
  • Dr. Justin Henry photograph
    Dr. Justin Henry
    District IV Appointee
  • TaDonne Neal photograph
    TaDonne Neal
    District I Appointee
  • Chuck Schmidt photograph
    Chuck Schmidt
    District II Appointee
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    Karyn Shorter
    District IV Appointee
  • Robin Templin photograph
    Robin Templin
    District VI Appointee
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    Susie Ternes
    District V Appointee
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    Vacant
    District I Appointee

Library Board of Directors Document Archive

  
collapse Year : 2024 ‎(10)
2024-06-18 Meeting Packet
2024-05-21 Meeting Packet
2024-04-16 Minutes
2024-04-16 Meeting Packet
2024-03-19 Minutes
2024-03-19 Meeting Packet
2024-02-20 Minutes
2024-02-20 Meeting Packet
2024-01-16 Minutes
2024-01-16 Meeting Packet
collapse Year : 2023 ‎(24)
2023-12-19 Minutes
2023-12-19 Meeting Packet
2023-11-21 Minutes
2023-11-21 Meeting Packet
2023-10-17 Minutes
2023-10-17 Meeting Packet
2023-09-19 Minutes
2023-09-19 Meeting Packet
2023-08-15 Minutes
2023-08-15 Meeting Packet
2023-07-18 Minutes
2023-07-18 Meeting Packet
2023-06-20 Minutes
2023-06-20 Meeting Packet
2023-05-16 Minutes
2023-05-16 Meeting Packet
2023-04-18 Minutes
2023-04-18 Meeting Packet
2023-03-21 Minutes
2023-03-21 Meeting Packet
2023-02-21 Minutes
2023-02-21 Meeting Packet
2023-01-17 Minutes
2023-01-17 Meeting Packet
collapse Year : 2022 ‎(24)
2022-12-20 Minutes
2022-12-20 Meeting Packet
2022-11-15 Minutes
2022-11-15 Meeting Packet
2022-10-18 Minutes
2022-10-18 Meeting Packet
2022-09-20 Minutes
2022-09-20 Meeting Packet
2022-08-16 Minutes
2022-08-16 Meeting Packet
2022-07-19 Minutes
2022-07-19 Meeting Packet
2022-06-21 Minutes
2022-06-21 Meeting Packet
2022-05-17 Minutes
2022-05-17 Meeting Packet
2022-04-19 Minutes
2022-04-19 Meeting Packet
2022-03-15 Minutes
2022-03-15 Meeting Packet
2022-02-15 Minutes
2022-02-15 Meeting Packet
2022-01-18 Minutes
2022-01-18 Meeting Packet
collapse Year : 2021 ‎(24)
2021-12-21 Minutes
2021-12-21 Meeting Packet
2021-11-16 Minutes
2021-11-16 Meeting Packet
2021-10-19 Minutes
2021-10-19 Meeting Packet
2021-09-21 Minutes
2021-09-21 Meeting Packet
2021-08-17 Minutes
2021-08-17 Meeting Packet
2021-07-20 Minutes
2021-07-20 Meeting Packet
2021-06-15 Minutes
2021-06-15 Meeting Packet
2021-05-18 Minutes
2021-05-18 Meeting Packet
2021-04-20 Minutes
2021-04-20 Meeting Packet
2021-03-16 Minutes
2021-03-16 Meeting Packet
2021-02-16 Minutes
2021-02-16 Meeting Packet
2021-01-19 Minutes
2021-01-19 Meeting Packet
collapse Year : 2020 ‎(23)
2020-12-15 Minutes
2020-12-15 Meeting Packet
2020-11-17 Minutes
2020-11-17 Meeting Packet
2020-10-20 Minutes
2020-10-20 Meeting Packet
2020-09-15 Minutes
2020-09-15 Meeting Packet
2020-08-18 Minutes
2020-08-18 Meeting Packet
2020-07-21 Minutes
2020-07-21 Meeting Packet
2020-06-16 Minutes
2020-06-16 Meeting Packet
2020-05-19 Minutes
2020-05-19 Meeting Packet
2020-04-21 Minutes
2020-04-21 Meeting Packet
2020-03-17 Meeting Packet - meeting cancelled
2020-02-18 Minutes
2020-02-18 Meeting Packet
2020-01-21 Minutes
2020-01-21 Meeting Packet
collapse Year : 2019 ‎(18)
2019-12-17 Minutes
2019-12-17 Meeting Packet
2019-11-19 Minutes
2019-11-19 Meeting Packet
2019-10-15 Minutes
2019-10-15 Meeting Packet
2019-09-17 Minutes
2019-09-17 Meeting Packet
2019-08-20 Minutes
2019-08-20 Meeting Packet
2019-07-16 Minutes
2019-07-16 Meeting Packet
2019-06-18 Minutes
2019-06-18 Meeting Packet
2019-05-21 Minutes
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