Board Meeting Times & Committees

Board Meeting Times & Committees

Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule for 2021

The Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month, with the exception of December, which is held earlier. Meetings will be live-streamed so they are viewable by the public. Locations are listed below, and are subject to change.

  • January 25 - Will be held as a virtual meeting on Zoom. A link to view live on YouTube will be posted HERE upon meeting start.
  • February 22 - Will be held as a virtual meeting on Zoom. A link to view live on YouTube will be posted HERE upon meeting start.
  • March 22 - Will be held as a virtual meeting on Zoom. A link to view live on YouTube will be posted HERE upon meeting start.
  • April 26 -Will be held as a virtual meeting on Zoom. A link to view live on YouTube will be posted HERE upon meeting start.

At this time, the board meeting dates below are expected to be held at the Library Services Center as an in-person and virtual "hybrid" meeting. A link to view each meeting live on YouTube will be posted on this webpage upon the meeting start.

  • May 24
  • June 28
  • July 26
  • August 23
  • September 27
  • October 25
  • November 22
  • December 13

For virtual or hybrid meetings, public comment can be made in-person at the Library Services Center or submitted in writing in advance HERE.

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Library Board of Trustees Committees

The primary responsibility of the Board of Trustees Committees is to provide governance and policy reviews in the areas of diversity, policy, and human resources, facilities, and finance.

2020 Meetings of Library Board of Trustees Committees

The Library will hold individual committee meetings via online meeting, and live-stream these. Meetings dates/times will be added below as they are scheduled, and recordings will be posted as well.

January 21, 4:00pm: Strategic Planning Committee Meeting - Watch Livestream HERE

February 9, 12:30pm: Finance Committee Meeting - Watch Livestream HERE

February 10, Noon: Facilities Committee Meeting - Watch Livestream HERE

February 15, 4:00pm: Strategic Planning Committee Meeting - Watch Livestream HERE

February 22, 2:30pm: Facilities Committee Meeting - Watch Livestream HERE

March 8, Noon: Facilities Committee Meeting - Watch Livestream HERE

April 8, Noon: Facilities Committee Meeting - Watch Livestream HERE

April 12, 11:30am: Diversity, Policy, & HR Committee Meeting HERE

May 12, Noon: Facilities Committee Meeting

June 16, Noon: Facilities Committee Meeting

July 14, Noon: Facilities Committee Meeting

August 11, Noon: Facilities Committee Meeting

September 15, Noon: Facilities Committee Meeting

October 13, Noon: Facilities Committee Meeting

November 10, Noon: Facilities Committee Meeting

December 1, Noon: Facilities Committee Meeting


Diversity, Policy, and Human Resources Committee

The Diversity, Policy, and Human Resources Committee reviews Library policies to assure compliance with accepted operating procedures and employment practices. This committee also provides oversight in the establishment of a diverse and competent staff at all levels throughout the Library system.

Facilities Committee

The Facilities Committee reviews plans and proposals related to the construction, maintenance, and security of Library facilities and properties, furnishings, vehicles, collection delivery system, computers, and technology infrastructure. This committee also provides oversight of facilities-related contractual services.

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee works to determine the scope of appropriations for Library programs and services, facility maintenance, and new construction. This committee provides input in the creation of the Library’s yearly budget and tax rate, as well as oversight in the appropriate administration of public tax monies.