Library Board

What Is the Library Board?
The Library Board is a fact-finding and advisory body, responsible for submitting recommendations to the city council and the city manager regarding present and future library operations, activities, and building facilities.  

Who We Are.
Five board
members are appointed by the City Council and serve a five-year term. 

 Board Member  Term Expires
 Carol Hermann  July 2028
 Margaret McGee  July 2027
 Jordan Paterra  July 2024
 Amanda Rohda  July 2025
 Rita VanBrandeghen (Chairperson)  July 2026

Council Liaison: Mike Dooley
Staff Liaison: Matt Church

When Can You Attend a Meeting?
Meeting Time: 7:00 PM
Meeting Location: Berkley Public Library, 3155 Coolidge Highway

2023 Meeting Dates:

  • January 18
  • February 15
  • March 15
  • April 19
  • May 17
  • June 21
  • July 19
  • August 16
  • September 27
  • October 18
  • November 15
All board meetings are open to members of the public to attend.

Click here
 to view agendas and minutes for the library board.

Click here to view the Library Board Bylaws. 

To view the enabling legislation surrounding the Library Board, click here. Questions or comments for the board can be directed to Library Director Matt Church at or 248-658-3440.

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