All Borough Hall offices will close at 3 pm on Friday, March 1 for mandatory staff training. The Vital Statistics office will be closed from February 29 until March 18.

Library Board of Trustees

Purpose

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.

Meetings

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

Apr 25 2024

Library Board of Trustees meeting: April 25, 2024

6:30 pm Somerville Library - Community Room
  • Directions
Jul 25 2024

Library Board of Trustees meeting: July 25, 2024

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

Library Board of Trustees meeting: October 24 2024

6:30 pm Somerville Library - Community Room
  • Directions

Past meetings

Members

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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