Board of Library Trustees

Library Board Vacancies

There are no Library Board vacancies at this time


As a result of the COVID-19 emergency, and resulting orders and direction from the President of the United States, the Governor of the State of California, and the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health temporary Health Officer Order, effective Tuesday, December 1, 2020, the Palmdale City Council Chamber will be closed to the public until further notice. Library Board members may choose to participate via conference call.

How to Observe Meeting

  1. Spectrum Channel 27
  2. Online live webcast at:

How to Submit Public Comments on this Agenda:

Note: Public comments submitted will become part of the official meeting record.

  1. Access the public comment form here:
  2. Fill out the form
  3. Click Submit
  4. The cut off times are one hour prior to the time listed on the printed agenda (e.g: 5:30 p.m. meeting cut-off is 4:30 p.m.).

Please note:

The Library Board of Trustees is making every effort to follow the spirit and intent of the Brown Act and other applicable laws regulating the conduct of public meetings in order to maximize transparency and public access.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, if you require a disability-related modification or accommodation to participate in this meeting, please call the Library at 661-267-5600 at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.


The Library Board of Trustees operates under the Education Code and is responsible for establishing all library policies and fees.


Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 38300 Sierra Highway, Suite B.

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Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Board Members
Term Expires
Alan HenkinPresident June 2022
Deborah Rutkowski-HinesPresident Pro Tem
June 2021
Challen DavidTrustee
June 2023
John ManningTrusteeJune 2022
Delores MorrisTrusteeJune 2021

The Library Board consists of five members who are nominated by the Mayor and appointed by the City Council. They serve a three year term, and do not receive compensation. Library Trustees can be contacted by calling the Library at 661-267-5600.