Library Board

Library Board

The Idaho Falls Public Library Board of Trustees is staffed by volunteer citizens from the city of Idaho Falls. Trustees are appointed by the Idaho Falls Mayor and serve a term of five years. Library trustees serve without pay. Our current trustees are:

  • Hal Peterson, Chair (2015-2020)
  • Claire Pace (2008-2018)
  • Mary Lund (2009-2019)
  • Rodd Rapp (2011-2021)
  • Kristin Hague (2012-2017)

And our city and county representatives are:

  • John Radford, City Counci Liaison
  • Nancy Long, County Library Board Representative

Library Policies

Open a link below to view the library policy (PDF reader required)

Mission Statement

The Idaho Falls Public Library provides materials of popular interest to the community, emphasizes and encourages reading by children, supplements the learning and educational needs of the community, and furnishes timely, accurate information.

Board Meetings

Our library board will meet at 4:00pm on the following dates:

  • Jan 26 24, 2017
  • Feb 23, 2017 cancelled
  • Mar 23, 2017 cancelled
  • Apr 6, 2017
  • Apr 27, 2017
  • May 25, 2017
  • Aug 24, 2017
  • Sep 28, 2017
  • Oct 26, 2017
  • Dec 7, 2017

Our library board meets in meeting room one. The public is welcome to attend these meetings and give comment on items relative to the library. During these meetings, trustees listen to patron comments, set library policy and budgets, and oversee library operations. If you have specific questions about library board meetings, please contact the library administrative office at (208) 612-8155.

Notice: Meetings may be canceled or rescheduled. If meetings change, we will update the schedule above.

Meeting Minutes

Official minutes of the Idaho Falls Public Library Board of Trustees are kept at the library’s administrative office.

Here are our recent meeting minutes:

  • Jan 24, 2017
  • Feb 23, 2017
  • Mar 23, 2017
  • Apr 6, 2017
  • Apr 27, 2017
  • May 25, 2017
  • Aug 24, 2017
  • Sep 28, 2017
  • Oct 26, 2017
  • Dec 7, 2017

If you would like to request minutes from older meetings, please use this records request form.