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 2023
 Margaret McGee  July 2027
 Jordan Paterra  July 2024
 Amanda Rohda  July 2025
 Rita VanBrandeghen (Chairperson)  July 2026

Council Liaison: Natalie Price
Staff Liaison: Matt Church

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

2022 Meeting Dates:

  • January 19
  • February 16
  • March 16
  • April 20
  • May 18
  • June 22
  • July 20
  • August 24
  • September 21
  • October 19
  • November 16
All board meetings are open to members of the public to attend.

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

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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