Borough Hall will be closed on Friday, June 21 in observance of Juneteenth. Expect temporary road closures for the Spartan Spirit 5K on Saturday, June 22.

Library Board of Trustees


The Library Advisory Board of Trustees acts as liaison between the Borough of Somerville and the Somerset County Library Commission. We perform other functions as appropriate for the continuation of a public library within the Borough of Somerville.

We adopt bylaws governing the conduct of our business and hold an organizational meeting annually each January.


Our meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Dates: 4 times per year
  • Time: 6:30 pm
  • Location: Community Room (1st floor of the Somerville Library)

Upcoming meetings

Jul 25 2024

Library Board of Trustees meeting: July 25, 2024

6:30 pm Somerville Library - Community Room
Oct 24 2024

Library Board of Trustees meeting: October 24 2024

6:30 pm Somerville Library - Community Room

Past meetings


The Library Board of Trustees consists of the Mayor or designated alternate, the Borough's superintendent of schools or designated alternate, and 7 resident members appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Borough Council.

Members typically serve 5 year terms. Following the completion of the original terms, each member serves for a term of 3 years and until a successor is appointed and qualified. The Mayor or designee and the school board superintendent designee serve 1 year.

Name Term expiration
Elizabeth Vroom, President December 31, 2027
Mary Kate (Kate) Ambrose, Vice-President December 31, 2026
Melissa Lavy, Treasurer December 31, 2024
Lauren Watson, Secretary December 31, 2028
Michelle Edgar December 31, 2026
Lori McNeil December 31, 2024
Open Position
Mateo Garcia, Board of Ed Liaison December 31, 2024
Brian Gallagher, Mayor December 31, 2024
Theresa Bonner, Council Liaison December 31, 2024
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