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: Virtual
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Board Meeting
Event Details:
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This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Virtual
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. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Main Branch
Room: Virtual
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. ...

Board Agendas & Minutes

Title Report Type Report Date
2021_01 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_01_05 Special Board Meeting Agenda Special Meeting Agendas View Document

Meet Our Trustees