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  • Library Board

    The Library Board meets on the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library second floor Administrative Conference Room, 601 Santa Monica Blvd. The public is cordially invited. Call Library Administration at (310) 458-8608 for information.

    The Santa Monica Public Library is wheelchair accessible. For special disability accommodations contact Library Administration at (310) 458-8606 at least 3 days prior to the scheduled meeting. Click here for Big Blue Bus route and schedule information.

     

    Library Board Members

    Name Address Contact Information Elected
    (Expiration)

    Kenneth B. Blackwell 
    Vice Chair

    c/o Library Administration
    601 Santa Monica Blvd
    Santa Monica, 90401
    Phone (310) 463-9291
    kbblack@earthlink.net
    08/28/2012
    (06/30/2016)

    Victor Davich    

    c/o Library Administration
    601 Santa Monica Blvd
    Santa Monica, 90401
    Phone (310) 396-6550
    Fax (310) 396-6550
    vdavich@gmail.com
    11/11/2014
    (06/30/2018)

    Marc Morgenstern

    125 Pacific St. #7
    Santa Monica, 90405
    Phone (310) 321-2247
    marcjmorgenstern@
    gmail.com

    10/14/2014
    (06/30/2018)

    Kathleen Sheldon
    Chair

    c/o Library Administration
    601 Santa Monica Blvd
    Santa Monica, 90401
    Phone (310) 451-8934
    ksheldon@ucla.edu
    08/23/2011
    (6/30/2015)

     Bryce Snell


    c/o Library Administration
    601 Santa Monica Blvd
    Santa Monica, 90401
    Phone (310) 458-8606
    snell.bryce@gmail.com
    08/13/2013
    (06/30/2017)
    Rachel Foyt
    Administrative Analyst,
    Staff Liaison
      Phone (310) 458-8606
    rachel.foyt@smgov.net
     
    Maria Carpenter
    Director of Library Services
      Phone (310) 458-8611
    maria.carpenter@smgov.net
     
    Library Board email    library.board@smgov.net  
  • Roles and Responsibilities

    The Santa Monica Public Library Board
    Established 1947

    Mission Statement

    The Santa Monica Public Library Board shall have charge of the administration of the Santa Monica Public Library.

    Responsibilities, Jurisdiction, Authority

    The Library Board shall have charge of the administration of the Santa Monica Public Library, and shall have power and be required to:

    (a) Make and enforce such by-laws, rules and regulations as may be necessary for the administration, government and protection of the City Library; and

    (b) Accept money, personal property or real estate donated to the Library Board of the Santa Monica Public Library or its predecessor.

    (Amended at General Municipal Election, November 7, 2006; certified by Res. No. 10187CCS)

    Composition

    There shall be a Library Board consisting of five members to be appointed by the City Council from the qualified electors of the City who shall serve four-year terms and no member of said Board shall hold any paid office or employment in the City Government. (SMCC 1009).

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