In response to community concerns about noise the San Rafael and Novato City Councils have established a Quiet Zone effective immediately. The train horn will not blow at railroad crossings.

Library Board of Trustees

Responsibilities

The Library Board of Trustees is an advisory board with responsibility to:

  1. Provide support for the Director
  2. Support the Library Foundation in its quest for a new library
  3. Serve as advocates for the Library to the City Council
  4. Help increase the visibility of the Library in the community

Members

Members are appointed for four-year terms by the City Council. Current Library Trustees are:

  • Doug Van Gessel (through April 2019)
  • Melanie Leavitt Cantarutti (through April 2019)
  • Josh Libresco (through April 2019)
  • Carol Manashil (through April 2021)
  • Jaimi Cortes (through April 2021)

Meetings

Regular meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Downtown Library’s meeting room. All meetings are open to the public.

Feedback

The Board is interested in hearing from you! Send an email to the Board.

Minutes Prior to 2017

2016
January 12, 2016 – agenda, minutes
February 9, 2016 – agenda, minutes
March 8, 2016 – agenda, minutes
April 12, 2016 – agenda, minutes
May 10, 2016 – agenda, minutes
June 14 , 2016 – agenda, minutes
July 12, 2016 – agenda, minutes
August 9, 2016 – agenda, minutes
September 13, 2016 – agenda, minutes
October 11, 2016 – agenda, minutes
November 8, 2016 – agenda, minutes
November 30, 2016 – special meeting agenda
December 13, 2016 – agenda, minutes

2015
January 13, 2015 – meeting canceled
February 10, 2015 – agenda, minutes
March 10, 2015 – agenda, minutes
April 14, 2015 – agenda, minutes
May 12, 2015 – meeting canceled
June 9, 2015 – meeting canceled – On June 1st, 2015 the Library Board of Trustees made a presentation to the City Council about their annual priorities. Watch the video.
July 14, 2015 – agenda, minutes
August 11, 2015 – agenda, no quorum therefore no minutes
September 8, 2015 – agenda, minutes
October 13, 2015 – agendaminutes
November 10, 2015 –agenda, minutes
December 8, 2015 – agenda, minutes

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