Stillwater Public Library is governed by a nine-person Board of Trustees appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. The Board of Trustees is the policy making body for the library. Board members may serve up to three terms of three years each. According to City ordinance, trustees must be residents of the City of Stillwater.

Board of Trustees

Maureen Bell
Gregg “Spike” Carlsen
Bethany Cox
Paula Hemer
Sharon Hollatz
Lisa Howe
Michael Keliher
Pat Lockyear
Mary Richie

City Council Liason: Ryan Collins


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2020 Meetings

Meetings are generally held on the second Tuesday of the month, in the Conference Room at the library, at 7:00 PM. The public is invited to attend. Exceptions in 2020 will be: The March board meeting will be held at 7:30 PM. The August Board Meeting will be moved to August 4th, the first Tuesday of August, at 7:00 PM.

While the library is closed during COVID-19, the public can participate in the meeting by logging into or by calling 1-312-626-6799. Please see the specific board meeting on the event calendar for the meeting ID.