The Peter White Public Library's Board of Trustees usually meets the third Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the Shiras Room on the upper level of the Library. Members of the Library's governing board are appointed by the Marquette City Commission to serve a five-year term.  A member may serve for a maximum of two terms, or a total of ten (10) years, on the Board.  The five member board elects officers from its current members.
2020 Board of Trustees members:

Name Appointed Term ends
Anne Donohue, President 1/11/16 5/1/24
Patrick Myron, Secretary 1/12/15 5/1/22
Carol Steinhaus, Trustee 5/11/15 5/1/20
Andrew Dalian, Trustee 8/10/15, renewed 5/9/16 5/1/21
John Mallo, Trustee 9/13/16 5/1/23

Approved board minutes are available for review below, at the Library's Administrative Offices during normal business hours, or at the Reference Desk during normal Library hours. Regularly scheduled meetings are open to the public. Questions about the meeting schedule or agenda can be directed to Andrea Ingmire, Library Director, at 906/228-4310.

2020 Board of Trustees meetings (click highlighted dates to view minutes):
January 21
February 18
March 17 - Postponed due to COVID-19 Closure
March 27 - Special Meeting
April 21
May 12 - Special Meeting - Generator Bid Review
May 19
June 3 (Joint meeting with the Township Advisory Council)
June 16
July 21
August 18
September 29 (Budget Meeting)
October 20
November 17
December 15

2019 Board of Trustees meetings 
January 15
February 18
March 19
April 16
May 21
June 18
July 16
August 20
September 17
October 22
November 19
December 17

2018 Board of Trustees meetings 
January 16
February 20
March 20
April 5 (Special bid selection meeting)
April 17
May 22
June 6 (Joint meeting with the Township Advisory Committee)
June 19
July 17
August 21
September 25 (Budget meeting)
October 16
November 20
December 18

Archived minutes from 2014 - 2017 are available at the Library.

Additional meetings may be called, and changes may be made in accordance with the City Charter. Notices will be posted for such changes in compliance with Public Act 267 of 1976. Proposed minutes of meetings will be available for public inspection within eight business days after the meeting. Approved minutes will be available for public inspection within five business days after the meeting at which minutes are approved. Minutes of meetings are linked above after they've been approved and are available at the City Clerk's Office, 300 W. Baraga, Marquette, MI 49855 (906-228-0430) and at the Peter White Public Library, Administration Office and Reference Desk, 217 N. Front Street, Marquette, MI 49855 (906-228-9410).

PWPL is in Stage 4 of its Reopen Plan. Call 906-226-4311 for computer and service appointments. For a list of FAQs about the closure, click here.
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