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 21, 2020, at the Prince George Library.
  • August 2020 there is no meeting.
  • September 15, 2020, at the Prince George Library.
  • October 20, 2020, at the Prince George Library.
  • November 2020 there is no meeting.

Due to Covid-19, the remainder of the year's meeting may switch to being held virtually. If you are a member of the public and are interested in attending a meeting please email ncoleman@arls.org or call (804) 458-6329 x2004 for more information.

Current Board of Trustees: 

Ann Williams, Hopewell

Susan Eliades, Hopewell

William Thomas Sr., Prince George

Dr. Lillian Boyd, Prince George

Juanita Thorne, Prince George

Martha Sykes, Dinwiddie

Carly Baskerville, Dinwiddie

Carol King, Dinwiddie

Dave Harless, Hopewell

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