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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:


Date Location         Time
July 17, 2018 Prince George        1:00 p.m.
August 2018 NO MEETING
September 18, 2018      Rohoic       1:00 p.m.
October 16, 2018 Burrowsville       1:00 p.m.
November 2018 NO MEETING       1:00 p.m.
December 4, 2018 Carson       1:00 p.m.
January 15, 2019 Dinwiddie Hopewell*       1:00 p.m.
February 19, 2019 Hopewell Dinwiddie*        1:00 p.m.
March 19, 2019 McKenney       1:00 p.m.
April 16, 2019 Disputanta       1:00 p.m.
May 21, 2019 Prince George       1:00 p.m.


*Due to due to circumstances the board will meet in Hopewell in January 15, 2019 and Dinwiddie on February 19, 2019.

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