Board of Trustees

About the Library Board of Trustees

The West Des Moines Public Library Board of Trustees is a group of seven (7) West Des Moines residents, each appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council, whose collective duties include:

  • Drafting and overseeing the execution of library policy;
  • Monitoring and ensuring proper use of the library’s budget;
  • Selecting a library director and seeing to it that that person performs his or her duties properly;
  • Ensuring that the library’s collections are useful and balanced;

Board members serve four-year terms. Board meetings are on the evening of the third Tuesday of each month.

For more information about the board, refer to the West Des Moines City Code, Chapter 6: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE LIBRARY 

To contact the Board email Susan Greenwood, the Library Administrative Secretary, at Susan.Greenwood@wdm.iowa.gov or call 515-222-3408.

Upcoming Board Meetings

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Community Room
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Board Meeting
Event Details:
Visit the Library Board of Trustees webpage for the meeting agenda and minutes from past meetings. As of May 2021, the WDM Library Board of Trustees have returned to in-person meetings, if you're interested in attending the meeting but would prefe...

Board Agendas & Minutes

Title Report Type Report Date
2021_10 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_09 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_08 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_08 Board Meeting Minutes General Meeting Minutes View Document
2021_07 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_07 Board Meeting Minutes General Meeting Minutes View Document
2021_07 Joint Friends and Board Annual Meeting Special Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_06 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_06 Board Meeting Minutes General Meeting Minutes View Document
2021_05 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_05 Board Meeting Minutes General Meeting Minutes View Document
2021_04 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_04 Board Meeting Minutes General Meeting Minutes View Document
2021_03 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_03 Board Meeting Minutes General Meeting Minutes View Document
2021_02 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_02 Board Meeting Minutes General Meeting Minutes View Document
2021_01 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_01 Board Meeting Minutes General Meeting Minutes View Document
2021_01_05 Special Board Meeting Agenda Special Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_01_05 SPECIAL Board Meeting MINUTES Special Meeting Minutes View Document

Meet Our Trustees