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.