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Library Board of Trustees

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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.

Our current trustees are:

  • Hal Peterson, Chair (2015-2020)
  • Claire Pace (2008-2023)
  • Mary Lund (2009-2019)
  • Rodd Rapp (2011-2021)
  • Kristin Hall (2017-2022)

Our city and county liaisons are:

  • Shelly Smede, City Council Liaison
  • Nancy Long, County Library Board Liaison

Library Policies

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To read our library policies, open the links below (PDF reader required):

Policies are subject to change at any time. Updated policies on file in the library administration office supercede policies published on this website. Call 208-612-8155 for information about policy updates.

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 Meetings

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The Board of Trustees of the Idaho Falls Public Library meets at 4pm on the following dates:

  • January 24, 2019
  • February 28, 2019
  • March 28, 2019
  • April 25, 2019
  • May 23, 2019
  • August 22, 2019
  • September 26, 2019
  • October 24, 2019
  • December 5, 2019

Our trustees meet in meeting room 1. 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 our library board meetings, please contact our administrative office at 208-612-8155.

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

Agendas and Minutes

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The following Idaho Falls Public Library Board of Trustees meeting agendas and minutes are available online.


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