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 5pm on the fourth Thursday of each month, and the third Thursday in November and December.
See upcoming meetings >

Board Meeting Packets

Board Statements

Board statement on intellectual freedom
Intellectual freedom is a core value of ICPL and of the American Library Association. We stand in solidarity with libraries and library workers facing this current sweep of challenges and censorship. Issued February 2022.

Member Contacts

Email all Board Members at library-board@icpl.org

Carol Kirsch - President

carol-kirsch@icpl.org
07/01/2017 to 06/30/2023

Claire Matthews

claire-matthews@icpl.org
12/01/2021 to 06/30/2023

Dan Stevenson

dan-stevenson@icpl.org
07/01/2021 to 6/30/2027

Derek Johnk - Secretary*

derek-johnk@icpl.org
07/01/19 to 06/30/2025

Hannah Shultz*

hannah-shultz@icpl.org
07/01/19 to 06/30/2025

Noa Kim

noa-kim@icpl.org
07/01/2021 to 06/30/2027

Robin Paetzold**

robin-paetzold@icpl.org
07/01/2017 to 06/30/2023

Tom Rocklin - Vice President

tom-rocklin@icpl.org
07/01/19 to 06/30/2025

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