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    Library Board of Trustees

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    Board Information

    The library is a semi-autonomous administrative agency of the City of Ankeny. There are seven Trustees, appointed by the Mayor and City Council, who set library policy. The Trustees employ a Director and staff who are responsible for the library's day-to-day operation. The policies adopted by the Board of Trustees are available to the public. The Board reviews each policy on a yearly basis.

    Board/Commission Library Board
    City Code Chapter 21
    Established 1959
    Term 6 years
    Number of Members Seven (7)
    Special Requirements None

    City Staff

    Sam Mitchel
    Director of Library Services
    1210 NW Prairie Ridge Drive
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 965-6461

    Jennifer Sease
    Administrative Services Director
    410 W 1st St
    Ankeny, IA 50023
    (515) 965-6409


    The Library Board of Trustees meets the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Kirkendall Public Library, 1210 NW Prairie Ridge Drive. The public is welcome to attend.