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.

2023 Board Meeting Dates

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2023 – Downtown Main Library, Board Room
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2023 –  Madisonville Branch Library
  • Thursday, May 25, 2023 at 4:45 p.m. (Special) – Forest Park Branch Library
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2023 – Green Township Branch Library
  • Tuesday, July 18, 2023 (Special) – Walnut Hills Branch Library
  • Monday, August 7, 2023 – Bond Hill Branch Library
  • Tuesday, October 10, 2023 – Pleasant Ridge Branch Library
  • Tuesday, December 12, 2023 (Annual and Regular) – Downtown Main Library, Board Room

2024 Board Meeting Dates

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2024 – Corryville Branch
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2024 – Hyde Park Branch
  • Tuesday, June 11, 2024 – Main Library
  • Tuesday August 13, 2024 – Main Library
  • Tuesday, October 8, 2024 – Forest Park
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2024 (Annual and Regular) – 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 August 13, 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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