Regular Board meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at 4pm in the Conference Room of the Downtown Library, 450 5th Avenue SE, or in the Community Room of the Ladd Library, 3750 Williams Blvd SW. Check the Library’s calendar for location details.
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.