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 unless indicated otherwise.

At this time, all future meetings are expected to be held in-person at the Library Services Center in room 226, until further notice. Some board members may join remotely via videoconference.

  • January 25 - A link to view live on YouTube will be posted HERE upon meeting start.
  • February 22 - A link to view live on YouTube will be posted HERE upon meeting start.
  • March 22 - A link to view live on YouTube will be posted HERE upon meeting start.
  • April 26 - A link to view live on YouTube will be posted HERE upon meeting start.
  • May 24 - A link to view live on YouTube will be posted HERE upon meeting start.
  • June 23 - The Library Board will meet to discuss a staff climate study at 6:30 pm. This is not a regular board meeting, and as such will have no public comment and an abbreviated agenda. A link to view live on YouTube will be posted HERE upon meeting start.
  • June 28 - A link to view live on YouTube will be posted HERE upon meeting start.
  • July 26 - A link to view live on YouTube will be posted HERE upon meeting start.
  • August 10 (Public Budget Hearing, 6:30pm) - View livestream HERE
  • August 20 - This is not a regular board meeting, and as such will have no public comment and an abbreviated agenda. This meeting will not be livestreamed.
  • August 23- A link to view live on YouTube will be posted HERE upon meeting start.
  • September 27
  • October 25
  • November 22
  • December 13

Public comment can be made in-person at each regular board meeting 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.

2021 Meetings of Library Board of Trustees Committees

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

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 - Watch Livestream HERE

May 10, 12:30pm: Finance Committee Meeting - Watch Livestream HERE

June 16, Noon: Facilities Committee Meeting - Watch Livestream HERE

July 8, Noon: Diversity, Policy, & HR Committee Meeting - Watch Livestream HERE

July 12, 6:00pm: Finance Committee Meeting (held at Library Service Center, will not be livestreamed)

August 4, 6:30pm: Diversity, Policy, & HR Committee Meeting (held at Library Service Center, will not be livestreamed)

September 1, 10:30am: Diversity, Policy & HR Committee Meeting (held at Library Service Center, will not be livestreamed)

September 15, Noon: Facilities Committee Meeting - Watch Livestream HERE

October 11, 11:30am: Diversity, Policy & HR Committee Meeting

October 13, Noon: Facilities Committee Meeting

November 8, 11:30am: Diversity, Policy & HR Committee Meeting

November 10, Noon: Facilities Committee Meeting

November 29, 11:30am: Diversity, Policy & HR 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.