The Board of Library Trustees is a policy-making body and oversees library management. Board members serve on a volunteer basis.
The Cedar Rapids Public Library Board of Trustees is established by the Cedar Rapids Municipal Code, Chapter 6.
6.02 PUBLIC LIBRARY
(a) Library Trustees. The free public library of the City of Cedar Rapids, including the free public library building, bookmobiles and branch libraries, shall be under the control and direction of a Board of Library Trustees, which shall have the powers and duties prescribed by law.
(b) Appointment. The Board of Library Trustees for the Cedar Rapids Public Library, hereafter referred to as the trustees, shall consist of 9 members to be appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the Council.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a City program, service, or activity, should contact Jessica Musil, Library Administrative Assistant, at (319) 261-7323 or email firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the meeting.