Masks are required in the Library and on the Bookmobile following guidance from the Johnson County Public Health Department.

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.

See Board Policies

Board Meetings

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

Member Contacts

Email all Board Members at

Carol Kirsch - President
07/01/2017 to 06/30/2023

Dan Stevenson
07/01/2021 to 6/30/2027

Daniel Keranen
07/01/2021 to 06/30/2027

Derek Johnk - Secretary*
07/01/19 to 06/30/2025

Hannah Shultz*
07/01/19 to 06/30/2025

Kellee Forkenbrock
07/01/2017 to 06/30/2023

Noa Kim
07/01/2021 to 06/30/2027

Robin Paetzold**
07/01/2017 to 06/30/2023

Tom Rocklin - Vice President
07/01/19 to 06/30/2025

* Member of Library Friends Foundation Board
** Johnson County representative


Contact Kellie Kerns, Administrative Coordinator, at or (319) 887-6003