Medicine Hat Public Library Board

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The Medicine Hat Public Library Board is an autonomous legal entity governed by the Alberta Libraries Act, which speaks and has authority for the Library. It is responsible for the management, regulation and control of the Library. This involves the setting of policy, identification of the community’s needs, development of long and short-term plans, promotion of the Library in the community, and the establishment of an annual budget.

Members serve a three year term and are expected to serve on one of the following committees: 

  • Advocacy/Policy/Programs and Services; or
  • Human Resources and Finance.
In addition, the Library Board is responsible for hiring, monitoring and evaluating the Chief Librarian, as well as monitoring and evaluating the Library’s operation.

Public Members
  • Emma Alves
  • Frances Barnes
  • Elaine Beierbach
  • Vacant
  • Jennifer Grier
  • Janet Hamilton
  • Rick Redmond
  • Loretta Thompson
  • Avril Torrence

Council Representative

 For more information contact Ken Feser, Chief Librarian at 403.502.8528.