Library Board

Regents and Terms:

Ward 1: Nancy Milton Heath (Dec 2021)
Ward 2: VACANT
Ward 3: Arthur Leighton (Dec 2023)
Ward 4: Andrea Mancuso (Dec 2021)
Ward 5: Judith Reidman, Chair (Dec 2020)
At-Large: Jane Cote (Dec 2021)
At-Large: Dawn Levesque (Dec 2021)


Fran Fritzsche-Jensen
Marian Peterson

Sec. 19-2. Board’s duties generally. The board of regents as established in the preceding section shall discharge all duties incumbent upon the city respecting the Walker Memorial Library, so called, which has been established in the city under the provisions of the last will and testament of Joseph Walker, deceased.

The board shall meet at the library building, or some other suitable place in the city at such stated time as the majority of the board shall fix, shall keep a full record of their proceedings and provide suitable persons to act as librarians and care for the library building and grounds.

The board shall, with the cooperation and advice of the trustees appointed by the Judge of Probate for the County of Cumberland under the twenty-eighth item of said will, make and adopt suitable rules and regulations respecting the care, use and control of the grounds, building and books belonging to the library; and in the discharge of their official duties may incur such expenses from the appropriations made for the library by the council as are reasonable and proper.

The compensation of library personnel shall be established by the city council, after considering the recommendations of the board of regents, in a manner consistent with the provisions set forth in a city personnel policy. (1942 Rev. Code, Ch. XXIII, § 1; Ord. of 2-20-73)

Agendas and Minutes could be found at

Board Meeting AgendaBoard Meeting Minutes
December 2019 AgendaDecember 2019 Minutes (to be transcribed)
November 2019 AgendaNovember 2019 Minutes
September 2019 AgendaSeptember 2019 Minutes
August 2019 AgendaAugust 2019 Minutes
July 2019 AgendaJuly 2019 Minutes
June 2019 AgendaJune 2019 Minutes
May 2019 AgendaMay 2019 Minutes

May 2019 Addendum to Minutes
April 2019 AgendaApril 2019 Minutes
March 2019 AgendaMarch 2019 Minutes
February 2019 AgendaFebruary 2019 Minutes
January 2019 AgendaJanuary 2019 Minutes
November 2018 AgendaNovember 2018 Minutes
October 2018 AgendaOctober 2018 Minutes
September 2018 AgendaSeptember 2018 Minutes