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Meetings

The Billings Public Library Board of Trustees will meet for a retreat on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in the Yellowstone Board Room on the 2nd floor of Billings Public Library.

The next regular Library Board meeting will be held on Thursday, February 11, 2015 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 four year terms
  • Three County members who serve five 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
Stella Fong, Chair
City
806 Poly Drive
Billings, MT 59102

Jeana Lervick, Vice-Chair
City
2225 12th Street West
Billings MT  59102

Sue Bach
City
1125 Custer #3
Billings, MT  59102

Cheryle Fisher
County
6615 Killdeer Ln
Shepherd, MT 59079

Roger Young
County
1122 Governors Blvd
Billings, MT 59105
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

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



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.