Library Advisory Board

Who We Are
The Library Advisory Board is a nine member board appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by County Council. The board is made up of one appointee from each Council District and two at large appointees. Members serve staggered three year terms and act in an advisory capacity to the County’s Library Director.

Board Members

  • Joseph R. Mineo, President (Council District 1 – Fatica)
  • Jackie Breakstone, Vice President (Council District 4 – Breneman)
  • Mary Scutella (At Large)
  • Dennise Beaumont (Council District 5 – Foust)
  • William Garvey, PhD (At Large)
  • Kathleen Keys (Council District 3 – Leone)
  • Stephanie Lewis  (Council District 2 – Horton)
  • Marilyn Kraus (Council District 7 – Loll)
  • Diane Papesch (Council District 6 – DiMattio)

Library Advisory Board Meeting Schedule and Location

  • Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month and are open to the public.
  • Meeting location: Raymond M. Blasco M.D. Memorial Library, Admiral Room, 160 East Front St., Erie, PA 16507
  • Time: 12:00 noon

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, Library Board Meetings for 2014 will continue to be the third Thursday of the month as follows:

  • The Library Advisory Board meeting of 7/17/14  has been cancelled.
  • Thursday, August 21 – At Millcreek Branch Library, 2088 Interchange Road, Suite 280
  • Thursday, September 18
  • Thursday, October 16 – At Iroquois Branch Library, 4212 Iroquois Avenue
  • Thursday, November 20
  • Thursday, December 18

Correspondences to the Board and any of its members may be sent to:

    • Mail to: Library Advisory Board, Erie County Public Library, Raymond M. Blasco M.D. Memorial Library, 160 East Front St., Erie, PA 16507
    • E-mail to:

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