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Idaho Falls Public Library Board of Trustees

The Idaho Falls Public Library Board of Trustees is staffed by volunteer citizens. Trustees are appointed by the Mayor of the City of Idaho Falls and serve, without pay, for a term of five years. To contact a trustee, call 208-612-8155.

  • Mary Lund, 2009-2024 (Chair)
  • Kristin Hall, 2017-2027 (Vice-chair)
  • Claire Pace, 2008-2023
  • Hal Peterson, 2015-2025
  • Rodd Rapp, 2011-2026

City Council Liaison

  • Jim Francis

Library Policies

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Library policies are approved by trustees and are subject to change at any time.

Mission Statement

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“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 Meeting Notices

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Notice of Idaho Falls Public Library Board of Trustee Meeting dates:

  • 2021:
    • October 5, 2021
    • October 21, 2021
    • October 28, 2021Canceled
    • November 3, 2021 – Special Meeting
    • December 2, 2021
  • 2022:
    • January 13, 2022 – Special Meeting
    • January 27, 2022Canceled
    • February 24, 2022
    • March 9, 2022 5:00 PM – Special Meeting
    • March 24, 2022Canceled
    • March 28, 2022 Canceled Special Meeting Canceled
    • April 7, 2022 – Special Meeting
    • April 28, 2022
    • May 26, 2022
    • August 25, 2022
    • September 22, 2022
    • October 27, 2022

Unless noted otherwise, Board meetings will be held in the library meeting rooms at 4:00 pm on the dates listed. 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. For more information about library board meetings, call 208-612-8155.

Note that meetings may be canceled or rescheduled. Meeting notices will be published on this page and posted beforehand at library entrances and at the library administration office.

Meeting Agendas

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Board meeting agenda downloads:

To request board meeting minutes, submit a public records request to the City of Idaho Falls.

Official Forms

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Public Records Request – Use this form for public records requests. Bring your completed form to the library administration office.

Request for Reconsideration – Use this form to request reconsideration of materials in our collection. Bring your completed form to the library administration office. You may also submit a request for reconsideration online.

To reach the library administrative office, call 208-612-8155 or use this online message form.