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Hastings Public Library

Library Board

The Library Board meets monthly at the library and all meetings are open to the public.

Board Meetings

When: First Monday of the Month at 4:30pm (changes are posted on our doors and typically both on the website and Facebook)

Where:  Library Community Room

Description: The Board welcomes anyone who wishes to come and share their insights about the library.

Board of Trustees for Hastings Public Library*


Chloe Kelly – President, Hastings Charter Township

Kelli Newberry – Vice President, Hastings Charter Township

Jane Cybulski – Secretary, Rutland Township


Sam Cale – Hastings City

Carol Dwyer - Hastings City

Rebecca Lectka - Rutland Charter Township

Bill Nesbitt – Hastings City

Cloe Oliver - Hastings City

Brenda Stacy – Hastings City

*Updated January 16, 2024

Board Meeting Documents

Copies of past recent board meeting minutes, handouts and Director's Reports are available below. Contact the Director if interested in older meeting information or if there are questions on anything related to the board meetings.

Library Board Bylaws (PDF)

Meeting Documents:

Ethics Statement for Library Board Members

  • Board members must promote a high level of library service while observing ethical standards.
  • Board members must avoid situations in which personal interests might be served or financial benefits gained at the expense of library users, colleagues, or the institution.
  • It is incumbent upon any trustee to disqualify himself or herself immediately whenever the appearance of conflict of interest exists.
  • Board members must distinguish clearly in their actions and statements between their personal philosophies and attitudes and those of the institution, acknowledging the formal position of the board even if they personally disagree.
  • A board member must respect the confidential nature of library business while being aware of and in compliance with applicable laws governing freedom of information.
  • Board members must be prepared to support to the fullest the efforts of librarians in resisting censorship of library materials by groups or individuals.
  • Board members who accept appointment to the library board are expected to perform all of the functions of library board members.
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Window Project Updates

Latest News:

2/16/24: The last windows are about to be done at the south entrance and above it. The south entry will be inaccessible. The north parking lot and Michigan Room are now open.

Location & Hours

Main Branch
Hastings Public Library
227 E. State St., Hastings, MI 49058

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Phone: 269-945-4263
Fax: 269-948-3874

Library & Drive-thru Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday: 9am - 8pm
  • Friday: 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 3pm

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