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Meetings
The next regular Library Board meeting will be held on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 12 noon, in the Yellowstone Board Room on the 2nd floor of Billings Public Library.

Meetings usually take place on the second Thursday of each month in Billings Public Library's second floor Yellowstone Board Room.

Billings Public Library operates as a joint city-county library, providing services to the residents of the City of Billings and Yellowstone County under an Interlocal Agreement. An amendment to the agreement was approved on April 23, 2013 changing the name of the library to "The Billings Public Library."

Structure
The Library Board consists of:
  • Six City members who serve 4 year terms
  • Three County members who serve six year terms

City members are appointed by the Billings City Council 
County members are appointed by the Yellowstone County Commission
Library Board Bylaws are available online

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
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Minutes are available following approval.
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Members
Sara Hudson
Acting Chair - County
1940 Plateau Road
Billings, MT 59101

Sue Bach
City
1125 Custer #3
Billings, MT  59102

Stella Fong
City
806 Poly Drive
Billings, MT 59102

William Lamdin
City
3031 Lyons Lane
Billings MT  59102

Alexander Martin
County
1840 Scarlet Sage Lane
Laurel, MT 59044

Jennifer Quinn
City
851 Shiloh Crossing Blvd #5
Billings, MT 59102

Elizabeth Richardson
County
7622 Buckskin Drive
Shepherd MT 59079

Bernard Rose
City
3221 Green Terrace Dr.
Billings, MT 59102

City - vacant position

Overview
Section 16-201-204
The primary role of the Library Board is to advocate for the Library. The Library Board shall prepare a three-year plan for Library services and programs by January 1 of each year, to serve as direction for Library staff for preparation of the Library budget for the following and future fiscal years.

The Library Board shall be responsible for annual review, revision and approval of all Library policies relating to public services, programs and use of Library, subject to submission no later than March 1 of each year to the City Attorney’s office for legal review, for implementation by July 1, the beginning of each fiscal year.The City Administrator shall consult with the Library Board, and the Library Board shall provide input, on all matters relating to the hiring and evaluation of the Library Director.