Library Advisory Board

Meetings

  • 3 to 5 pm on the 3rd Wednesday of every 3rd month, beginning in January (unless stated otherwise).
  • Meeting locations rotate among branch libraries; view the Meeting Schedule (PDF) to find the location of the next meetings.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend meetings of the Library Advisory Board.

Agendas & Minutes

Looking for information about current or past meetings? Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Library Surveys and Reports

Mission

The mission of the Library Advisory Board is to encourage County Supervisors and community partners to develop sustainable funding in order to preserve and expand library services for all citizens of Butte County.

Vision

The vision of the Library Advisory Board is to partner with governments, communities, and businesses to strengthen and sustain our library system and to promote the local library as a unique and invaluable resource.

Contact the Board

If you need more information, are interested in attending board meetings, or wanting to become a Library Advisory Board member, please contact Library Administration at 530-552-5652, option 4, or email the Library Advisory Board.

Members

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Members of the Board are appointed to 4-year terms by the Butte County Board of Supervisors. To apply for a vacant position, visit the Boards and Commissions page.

  1. Patrick Newell

    Dr. Patrick Newell

    Member

    Chico District 5
    Term Expires 01/06/2025


  1. Butte County

    Michelle Deese

    Member

    Oroville District 1
    Term Expires 01/06/2025


  1. Nancy Brower

    Nancy Brower

    Vice Chair

    Oroville District 1
    Term Expires 01/06/2025


  1. Margerat

    Margaret Bomberg

    Member

    Chico District 4
    Term expires 01/06/2025


  1. Eva-shepherd-nicoll

    Eva Shepherd-Nicoll

    Member

    Chico District 2
    Term expires 01/04/2027


  1. Butte County

    Michael Smith

    Member

    Chico District 3
    Term expires 01/04/2027


  1. Joey B. 10.18.23

    Joey Brett

    Chair

    Durham District 4
    Term expires 01/06/2025


  1. Hilary Herman

    Hilary Herman

    Member

    Chico District 3
    Term expires 01/04/2027


  1. Amy Sperske

    Amy Sperske

    Member

    Paradise District 5
    Term expires 01/06/2025


  1. Butte County

    Jean Ping

    Member

    Chico District 2
    Term expires 01/04/2027