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Board of Trustees at the Oakland Public Library Oakland Public Library Board of Trustees is responsible for setting overall policy and for overseeing the finances of the library so the library can fulfill its mission and porvide excellent service to the community.

The Board is composed of five trustees who are appointed by the Mayor of the Borough of Oakland for 5-year terms and two ex-officio members – The Superintendent of Schools and the Mayor.

2024 Trustees at the Oakland Public Library

Cioffi, MarilynMember at large12/31/25
Levine, RonniePresident12/31/26
Lucile Nicolaysen (Pending)Member at large12/31/23
Peterson, GeriSecretary12/31/27
Vallone, MarilynVice President12/31/24

Ex-Officio Members of the Board

Eric KulmalaMayor
  –Mayor’s Delegate
Coffaro, Dr. GinaSuperintendent
Christiano, JaquelineSuperintendent’s Delegate

2024 Board Meeting Dates/Agendas

Meetings are held the second Thursday of the month except if noted. Meetings start at 7:00 pm at the library (in the staff room) and are open to the public. Click on the date for the agenda once posted.

Thursday, January 11 @7pm

Thursday, February 8 @7pm

Thursday, March 14 @7pm

Thursday, April 11 @7pm

Thursday,  May 9 @7pm

Thursday, June 13 @7pm

Thursday, July 11 @7pm

Thursday, September 12 @7pm

Thursday, October 10 @7pm

Thursday, November 14 @7pm

2024 Minutes (posted after approval)


January, 2024


February, 2024


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April, 2024


May, 2024

2023 Minutes (posted after approval) 


January 23, 2023


February 9, 2023


March 9, 2023


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September, 2023


October, 2023

November, 2023



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