Salt Lake City

Boards and Commissions

(801) 535-7982

Library Board

The Salt Lake City Public Library Board of Directors makes and adopts rules and regulations that govern the Salt Lake City Public library. This board oversees the library budget, including expenditures from the library fund, construction, lease, sale of library buildings and land, and the operation and care of the libraries and branches. The Board also produces an annual report to Mayor Erin Mendenhall and City Council on the condition and operation of the library, including financial statements.

Contact Information

Debbie Ehrman, Interim Executive Director

(801) 524-8205 or dehrman@slcpl.org

Agendas and Minutes

Bylaws and Governing Documents


Vacancies

The Library Board has three (3) vacancies with a need for Districts 1, 5, and 6 representation. If you are interested in serving on this board, please fill out and submit an application online. To find out which district you reside in go here.

Please see below for all upcoming term expiration/vacancy dates. Only applications submitted up to one year prior to a vacancy date will be considered. The Mayor’s office will only contact applicants when considering them for specific appointments.


Meeting Information

Fourth Monday of the month, beginning at 4:00 p.m.

Main Library Boardroom, 210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

*Occasionally meets at other times or at other City branches.

Call (801) 524-8200 or visit www.slcpl.org for locations.


Member Qualifications

There are five to nine members on this board, with three year terms each. The Board will appoint one person as Director to have immediate charge of the library. The Director will act as executive officer of the Board and will have duties and compensation as determined. Not more than one member of the City Council can be a member of such a board.

Residency Requirement: Must be a resident of the City.


Powers and Duties

This board oversees the library budget, including expenditures from the library fund, construction, lease, sale of library buildings and land, and the operation and care of the libraries and branches. The Board also produces an annual report to Mayor Mendenhall and City Council on the condition and operation of the library, including financial statements.


Current Members

#Board MembersDistrictServing SinceTerm Expires
1Luciano Marzulli22017June 30, 2024
2Daniel Cairo22021June 30, 2023
4Carol Osborn, Secretary32019 June 30, 2022
5Deeda Seed, Vice President42016 June 30, 2022
6Cathy Stokes42017 June 30, 2024
7Sarah Reale52022June 30, 2023
8David Wirthlin 62021 June 30, 2024
9Adam Weinacker, President72019June 30, 2022
10Ronald McClain72021June 30, 2024