Board of Trustees

Board of


The Library’s Board of Trustees has the principal responsibility for fulfillment of the Library’s mission and accountability for its operations, including appointing the Library's Eva Jane Romaine Coombe Director.

The Board of Trustees consists of seven members. Four of the Board members are appointed by the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners, opens a new window and three by the judges of the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, opens a new window. Board members are appointed for a term of seven years, the term of one Trustee expiring each year.

The Board of Trustees meets on the second Tuesday every other month. At its annual December meeting, the Board organizes for the ensuing year and elects a President, Vice President, Secretary and appoints a Fiscal Officer. Board of Trustees members do not receive compensation or benefits for their service on the Board.

2024 Board Meeting Dates

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2024 – Corryville Branch
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2024 – Downtown Main Library
  • Tuesday, June 11, 2024 – Hyde Park Branch (Begins at 4:15 p.m.)
  • Tuesday August 13, 2024 – Downtown Main Library
  • Tuesday, October 8, 2024 – Forest Park Branch
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2024 (Annual and Regular) – Downtown Main Library

All meetings begin at 4:30 p.m. at locations listed above, unless otherwise specifically noted.

Members of the public interested in attending board meetings are encouraged to review our Public Participation Policy prior to the meeting. Pending no technical difficulties, the meeting can be viewed live on the Waycross Community Media website. If we experience any technical issues, recordings of the meeting can be watched on Waycross Community Media website,, opens a new window no later than the day following the meeting.

View the most recent board meeting on April 9, 2024 on Waycross Community Meeting YouTube page.

Meet the Trustees

View a map of our Trustees and their appointments. (PDF)

Board & Committee Meeting Documents

Board of Trustee reports and meeting information is available online at BoardDocs.

Board Meeting Minutes
















Trustees since 1867

Read our complete list of trustees since our inception.

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