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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.

2020 Note: During COVID-19 restrictions, Board Meetings are often done via ZOOM. All meeting details are posted publicly on the Library's website as they become available.

Board Meetings

When: Every First Monday of the Month at 4:30pm

Where:  Hastings Michigan Public Library Community Room

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

Board of Directors for Hastings Public Library

Officers

Jordan Brehm – President, Hastings City

Jeff Kniaz – Vice President, Hastings City

Kim Bosma – Secretary, Rutland Township

Trustees

Norma Jean Acker – Hastings City

Audrey Burton – Rutland Township

David Koons – Hastings City

Kelli Newberry - Hastings Charter Township

John Resseguie – Hastings City

Mary Rivett - Hastings Charter Township

Board Meeting Minutes

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

ALA 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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Location & Hours

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

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Fax: 269-948-3874 (fax)

Library and Drive-thru Hours (effective July 6, 2020)

Monday - Friday:
10:00am - 6:00pm

Saturday:
10:00am - 2:00pm

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