Library Advisory Board

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The Library Advisory Board assists and advises the City Council, in conjunction with the Community Services Director, in the establishment of essential policies, rules, and regulations relating to the planning, acquisition, disposition, operation, use, care, and maintenance of structures owned, leased, or otherwise acquired by the City for use as libraries or library materials.  (City Code, Chapter 2, Article V, Division 2)

Apply to serve on the Library Advisory Board

Board Scope and Duties

The Library Advisory Board assists and advises the Community Services Department in:

  • the development of a continuing plan for the City’s library program;
  • establishing priorities for items other than administrative functions relating to library policy; and,
  • receives, accepts, and acquires subject to final action by the City Council by gift, bequest, or devise real and personal property of every kind, nature, and description in the name of the City for library purposes subject to the terms of the gift. 

The Library Advisory Board also suggests to the Mayor and City Council qualified and interested persons eligible for appointment for Board vacancies.

Board Composition

The Library Advisory Board is composed of seven members who are Tempe residents.  Members serve three-year terms.  

Board Meetings

The Library Advisory Board typically meets at 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month, except July and Aug., in the Second Floor Library Conference Room, Tempe Public Library, 3500 S. Rural Rd., Tempe. 

Agendas and Minutes

To view the agendas for upcoming meetings, please see below.  To view agendas and minutes from past meetings, select "All Past".

06/05/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Not Included
09/04/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Not Included
10/02/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Not Included
11/06/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Not Included
12/04/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Not Included
01/01/2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Not Included
02/05/2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Not Included
03/04/2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Not Included
04/01/2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Not Included
05/06/2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Not Included
06/03/2020 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Not Included