Herr Memorial Library, which is an independent member of the federated Union County Library System, is governed by an independent Board of Trustees that is responsible for overseeing the library’s management, operation, and maintenance.

Members are selected for their interest in the library and its role in the community as well as for their willingness to devote the time and effort necessary to carry out the duties of a trustee.

The Board of Trustees controls the expenditure of all funds in the library’s budget.  Members work with the library’s director, who is responsible for the library’s administration, in the study, evaluation, and development of library policies and long-range plans.

In 2015, the Board of Trustees will meet at Herr Memorial Library at 5:30 p.m. on the third Monday of the month. The following dates have been approved for the 2015 year: January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21, October 19, November 16, December-off. The meetings are open to the public.  Please call the Herr Memorial Library at (570) 966-0831 to confirm the date and time of meetings.

Board of Trustees of Herr Memorial Library: Judy Mecouch, President; Kathleen Flynn Irion, Vice President; Thomas Beck, Treasurer; Amy Jo Adams, Secretary; Murrie Zlotziver and Sara Hudock.

Library director: Kelly S. Walter

Mission statement:

The mission of the Herr Memorial Library is to contribute to the community through excellence and respect to accomplish life-long learning.