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. If you are interested in attending the meeting but would prefer to attend virtually, Library staff can arrange for virtual access to the meeting.&nb...

Board Agendas & Minutes

Title Report Type Report Date
2022_05 Special Board Meeting Agenda Special Meeting Agendas View Document
2022_05 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2022_04 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2022_03 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2022_03 Board Meeting Minutes General Meeting Minutes View Document
2022_02 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2022_02 Board Meeting Minutes General Meeting Minutes View Document
2022_01 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2022_01 Board Meeting Minutes General Meeting Minutes View Document
2021_12 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_12 Board Meeting MINUTES General Meeting Minutes View Document
2021_11 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_11 Board Meeting Minutes General Meeting Minutes View Document
2021_10 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_10 Board Meeting MINUTES General Meeting Minutes View Document
2021_09 Board Meeting Agenda General Meeting Agendas View Document
2021_09 Board Meeting MINUTES General Meeting Minutes 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