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Board of Trustees

ARLS Board of Trustees

The Library Board of Trustees is the governing body of the library system responsible for adopting policies necessary for the operation of the regional library system. There are nine volunteer trustees appointed by the respective City Council or Boards of Supervisors. Three trustees are appointed from Hopewell and three each from Prince George and Dinwiddie. Trustees serve four-year terms, with no more than two successive.

All Board of Trustees meetings are open to the public. Meetings are on the third Tuesday and begin at 1:00 PM. Scheduled meetings are as follows:


July 7/18/2017 Carson
August No Meeting
September 9/19/2017 Dinwiddie
October 10/17/2017 Burrowsville
November/December 12/12/2017 Hopewell
January 1/16/2018 Prince George
February 2/20/2018 Rohoic
March 3/20/2018 Disputanta
April 4/17/2018 McKenney
May 5/15/2018 Hopewell
June 6/19/2018 Hopewell
July 7/17/2018 Prince George



Current Board of Trustees:

          Doris Gallup, Prince George            Bertha Judge, Prince George

        Dr. Lillian Boyd, Prince George   

       Dr. Jacqueline Shepperson, Hopewell

         Libbie Dragoo, Hopewell

        Fran Halupka, Hopewell

          Martha Sykes, Dinwiddie

         Mary Benjamin, Dinwiddie

        Carly Winfield, Dinwiddie

Recent Board Reports:

Older reports can be obtained upon request. Contact admin@arls.org for all requests.

 Contact the Board of Trustees:

209 E. Cawson St
Hopewell, VA 23860