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Library Board and Policies

Library Board

The Library is governed by a semi-autonomous nine-member board of trustees; which is empowered by state law and city ordinance to set policy, determine goals and objectives, direct the use of monies appropriated or gifted to the Library, and to employ staff.

Board Contact Information
The current board of trustees

Board Meetings

The Library Board meets at 5:00 on the fourth Thursday of each month, the third Thursday in November and December.

Board Meeting Packets

View all board meeting packets

Library Policies

The Iowa City Public Library strives to maintain a safe and pleasant environment for all library patrons. With this in mind the Library Board has adopted a number of guidelines to use which are designed to ensure the public's access to library facilities, the safety of users and staff, and the protection of library collections, equipment and facility.

For complete policy information, use the drop-down selects below to access the official Library documents.

Policies by Name

Policies by Number


Strategic Plan

View the Library's Strategic Plan