Library Board

The Library Board usually meets on the third Monday of each month as the Library’s governing board. Meetings are open to the public and start at 5:30 p.m. at the Administrative Office (unless otherwise noted).

The next Library Board meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 19th at 5:30 PM. All members of the committee will be present either in person or on WebEx. However, due to the applicable Governor’s Emergency Executive Orders, and a determination by the county board chair that public attendance is not feasible due to the health pandemic, members of the public will not be allowed to attend this meeting in person. Public members may monitor this meeting electronically using the information below.

The April Library Board meeting will be streamed live Monday, April 19th at 5:30 PM at

Meeting number (access code): 133 229 4086
Meeting password: T43dpDPGhN5

If you have trouble joining the meeting, please contact Jacqueline Kramer, Assistant Director, for assistance.

Library Board Agendas and Minutes

Library Board Members

The Anoka County Library Board is appointed by the County Board of Commissioners and consists of 7 Anoka County residents.

​Linda Backlund

​City of residence: Fridley
​Term expires: 12/2022

Daniel Greensweig

City of residence: Circle Pines
Term expires: 12/2022

​Carol Fast

​City of residence: Blaine ​
Term expires: 12/2023

​Virginia Kost

​City of residence: Ham Lake
​Term expires: 12/2021
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Belinda Lawrence

​City of residence: Coon Rapids
​Term expires: 12/2021
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​Mark Lenz

​City of residence: Coon Rapids ​
Term expires: 12/2022

Richard Orpen

Vice President
City of residence: Oak Grove ​
Term expires: 12/2023