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 will be held on Monday, September 21st at 5:30 PM. at the Northtown Library and via WebEx. 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 Library Board meeting will be streamed live Monday, September 21st at 5:30 PM at

Meeting number (access code): 133 668 0895
Meeting password: eXdrxZiR728

If you have trouble joining the meeting, please contact Jacquie 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

​Melanie Keister

​City of residence: Blaine ​
Term expires: 12/2020

​Virginia Kost

Vice President
​City of residence: Ham Lake
​Term expires: 12/2021
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​Mark Lenz

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

Janice Martineau-Dunlop

​City of residence: Coon Rapids
​Term expires: 12/2021
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Richard Orpen

City of residence: Oak Grove ​
Term expires: 12/2020