Library Board


  • 4:30 pm
  • Second Tuesday of each month
  • Council Conference Room
    501 N. Anderson
    Ellensburg, WA 98926

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There are seven Library Board Members, the majority of which must be City residents. Board members serve five-year terms. The current Board members are:

  • Andreina Delgado, term expires December 31, 2023
  • Loretta Gray, term expires December 31, 2027
  • Melina Meador, term expires December 31, 2024
  • Andrea Sledge, term expires December 31, 2026
  • Marty Blackson, term expires December 31, 2027
  • Mary James, term expires December 31, 2027
  • Mary Holmgren, term expires December 31, 2026

Sarah Beauchamp is the current City Council liaison to the commission.


The Board operates under the authority of City Ordinance No. 3937 and is responsible for:

  • Providing citizen input to the City Manager, City Council, and the Library Director
  • Considering and recommending policy to govern operations and programs of the library
  • Making recommendations for Director appointments
  • Participating in efforts to secure library funds
  • Advising the Director during budget preparations
  • Assisting the Director in developing policies including collection development
  • Supporting and participating in public relations and marketing programs