Library Board

Library Board

The Idaho Falls Public Library Board of Trustees is made up of 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 and meet at 4:00pm in meeting room 1 on the fourth Thursday of January, February, March, April, May, August, September, and October. Trustees also meet the first Thursday of December. Please note that meetings may be canceled, or dates may be changed due to scheduling conflicts.

For the next meeting date please check with the Library Administration Office at (208) 612-8155. The public is invited 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.

Board of Trustees

  • Hal Peterson, Chair (2015-2020)
  • Claire Pace (2008-2018)
  • Mary Lund (2009-2019)
  • Rodd Rapp (2011-2016)
  • Kristin Hague (2012-2017)

City and County

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

Board Meeting Minutes

Official minutes of the Idaho Falls Public Library Board of Trustees are kept at the Library Administration Office. If you would like to request a copy of the minutes, please use this records request form.

Library Policies

To read our library policies, download them from the list below:

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.