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Board of Trustees at the Oakland Public Library

The 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.

2023 Trustees at the Oakland Public Library (pending)

Cioffi, MarilynMember at large12/31/25
Levine, RonniePresident12/31/26
Lucile NicolaysenMember at large12/31/27
Peterson, GeriSecretary12/31/23
Vallone, MarilynVice President12/31/24

Ex-Officio Members of the Board

Schwager, LindaMayor
Russo, AnneMayor’s Delegate; Treasurer (Pending)
Coffaro, Dr. GinaSuperintendent
Christiano, JaquelineSuperintendent’s Delegate

2023 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.

January 12, 2023

February 9, 2023

March 9, 2023

April 13, 2023

May 11, 2023

June 8, 2023

July 13. 2023

September 14, 2023

October 12, 2023

November 9, 2023

2023 Minutes (posted after approval) 


January 23, 2023

February 9, 2023


March 9, 2023


April 2023


May 2023


June 2023


July, 2023


September, 2023

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