Board Meeting Times & Committees

Board Meeting Times & Committees

Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule

The Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month, with the exception of May and December. Those meetings will be held on the third Monday.

Meetings are open to the public unless virtual, which instead will be live-streamed. Locations are listed below, and are subject to change. To submit public comment for a virtual meeting or an in-person meeting that you cannot physically attend, please do so HERE.

2020

  • January 27 - College, 4180 North College Avenue
  • February 24 - East 38th Street, 5420 East 38th Street
  • March 23 - Held as a virtual meeting at 12:00pm. View on YouTube HERE.
  • April 27 - Held as a virtual meeting at 12:00pm. View on YouTube HERE.
  • May 18 - Held as a virtual meeting at 12:00pm. View on YouTube HERE.
  • June 22 - Held as a virtual meeting at 12:00pm. View on YouTube HERE.
  • July 27 - Held as a virtual meeting at 6:30pm. View on YouTube HERE.
  • August 11 - Held as a virtual meeting at 6:30pm. View on YouTube HERE.
  • August 24 - Held as a virtual meeting at 6:30pm. View on YouTube HERE.
  • September 28 - Held as a virtual meeting at 6:30pm. View on YouTube HERE.
  • October 26 - Planned to be held as a virtual meeting at 6:30pm. A link to view on YouTube will be HERE before the meeting begins.
  • November 23 - West Indianapolis, 1216 South Kappes Street
  • December 14 - Library Services Center, 2450 North Meridian Street

For virtual 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

Unless otherwise noted, all joint meetings of Library Board Committees take place at the Library Services Center, 2450 North Meridian Street, Room 226, Indianapolis, IN, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

  • January 14
  • February 11
  • March 10

Joint Committee Meetings have been canceled as of April through the rest of 2020. Beginning in July, 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.

  • June 15 - View Recording of Online Finance Committee Meeting on YouTube
  • July 9 - View Recording of Online Strategic Planning Committee Meeting on YouTube.
  • July 15 - View Recording of the Finance Committee Meeting on YouTube.
  • July 22 - View recording of the Diversity, Policy and HR Committee on YouTube.
  • August 18 - View recording of the Diversity, Policy and HR Committee on YouTube.
  • August 21 - View recording of the Facilities Committee on YouTube.
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.