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Library Board of Trustees

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Purpose, Membership, and Terms
The Library Board of Trustees is a five member body that is advisory to the City Council and provides input on the Library's needs and traditions, assists with promoting library interests, and supports funding levels, and members help develop and write policies that govern the operations of the Library. Qualifications for serving on the board consist of being a resident elector (registered voter) of the city. Members are appointed to a three-year term, with a maximum length of service of two full consecutive terms, plus one partial term (if applicable).

Meeting Information
Meetings are typically held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Dates, times, and locations of regular and special meetings vary so please check the posted agendas or call the Library Administrative Office at (626) 403-7330.

South Pasadena Public Library
Ray Bradbury Conference Room
1100 Oxley Street
South Pasadena, CA 91030
(Access via the Diamond Street entry)

Staff Liaison

Cathy Billings, Library Director
Phone: (626) 403-7330LBT Video Button

Council Liaison:  Mayor Robert S. Joe

Library Board of Trustees

Debra Beadle (Term ends 12/31/2021)

Annie Chang (Term ends 12/31/2022) - Secretary

Joseph M. (Mario) Molina (Term ends 12/31/2022)

Bianca Richards (Term ends 12/31/2021) - President

David R. Uwins (Term ends 12/31/2020) - Vice President

Public Comment may be submitted for the August 13, 2020 Library Board of Trustees meeting by emailing

Public Comment must be received by 12 p.m., August 13, 2020 to ensure adequate time to compile. Public Comment portion of the email is limited to 250 words. 

Please make sure to indicate:

1) Your name;

2) what agenda item you are submitting public comment on or if it is a general public comment; and

3) clearly state if you wish for your comment to be read during the meeting.

Agendas and Minutes

 Meeting Dates  Meeting Agendas  Meeting Minutes
July 9, 2020  Cancelled   
June 11, 2020  Cancelled   
May 14, 2020  Agenda Packet Minutes
April 9, 2020 Cancelled  
March 12, 2020   Cancelled  
February 13, 2020  Agenda Minutes 
January 9, 2020  Agenda  Minutes 
December 12, 2019  Agenda  Minutes 
November 14, 2019  Agenda Minutes
October 10, 2019  Agenda Minutes 
September 12, 2019   Agenda  Minutes
July 11, 2019  Agenda  Minutes
June 13, 2019  Agenda Minutes
May 9, 2019 Agenda Minutes 
April 11, 2019  Agenda Minutes 
March 14, 2019 Agenda  Minutes 
February 14, 2019  Agenda  Minutes
January 10, 2019  Agenda Minutes 
December 13, 2018 Agenda Minutes 
November 8, 2018 Agenda Minutes 
October 11, 2018 Agenda  Minutes 
September 13, 2018 Agenda Minutes




For Agendas and Minutes from prior years, please see the City's online Records Archive.

Board of Trustees Annual Reports



Schedule of Regular Meetings for 2020
(All in Library Ray Bradbury Conference Room, 7 p.m. unless otherwise stated)
  • Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Thursday, March 12, 2020 - CANCELLED
  • Thursday, April 9, 2020 - CANCELLED
  • Thursday, May 14, 2020 - Council Chambers
  • Thursday, June 11, 2020 - CANCELLED
  • Thursday, July 9, 2020 - CANCELLED
  • Thursday, August 13, 2020
  • Thursday, September 10, 2020
  • Thursday, October 8, 2020
  • Thursday, November 12, 2020
  • Thursday, December 10, 2020