Library Board


The Library Board: assists library director in planning for library services and programs to serve community needs and interests; reviews and recommend a long-range plan; makes recommendations regarding the use of gifts to the Library; serves as an advisory body in the formulation of Library policies; acts as a mediator in matters involving freedom-to-read disputes with citizens; promotes the use of library public facilities to further city council goals; reviews proposed annual library budget and make recommendations.

The Library Board meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Bemis Public Library, 6014 South Datura Street. 


For questions concerning this board, contact Bemis Library at 303-795-3961 or one of the following staff members:


Members District Appointed Term Expires
Paul Bingham   III 4/1/2010 2019
Lisa Ohlgren; Chair
III 4/1/2008 2017
Alicia Rudnicki II 4/1/2015 2018
Catherine Schwartz, Vice-Chair III 4/1/2014 2017
Dawn Shepherd
I 4/1/2010 2019
Donna Thenell IV 4/1/2015 2018
Cecile Tobey  4/1/2016