Library Advisory Board

Who We Are:

The Library Advisory Board is a nine-member board appointed by the Erie County Executive and confirmed by Erie County Council. The board is comprised 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  Library’s Executive Director.

Board Members:

  • Joseph R. Mineo, President (Council District 1 – Fatica)
  • Jackie Breakstone, Vice President (Council District 4 – Breneman)
  • Mary Scutella (At Large)
  • Trevor Pearson (Council District 5 – Foust)
  • William Garvey, PhD (At Large)
  • Kathleen Keys(Council District 3 – Leone)
  • Elspeth Koehle (Council District 2 – Horton)
  • Mary Frances Baugh (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.
  • All meetings take place at 12:00 Noon at the Blasco Library in the Admiral Room located off the main lobby, except for the dates where a branch is listed. Those meetings will take place at the branch listed.

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, Library Board Meetings will continue to be the third Thursday of the month.

2016 Library Advisory Board Meetings:

  • Thursday, January 21
  • Thursday, February 18
  • Thursday, March 17
  • Thursday, April 21
  • Thursday, May 19
  • Thursday, June 16
  • CANCELLED – Thursday, July 21
  • CANCELLED -Thursday, August 18
  • Thursday, September 15
  • Thursday, October 20
  • Thursday, November 17
  • Thursday, December 15

2017 Library Advisory Board Meeting Dates:

  • Thursday, January 19
  • Thursday, February 16
  • Thursday, March 16
  • Thursday, April 20
  • Thursday, May 18
  • Thursday, June 15
  • Thursday, July 20
  • Thursday, August 17
  • Thursday, September 21
  • Thursday, October 19
  • Thursday, November 16
  • Thursday, December 21

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

Library Advisory Board Meeting Minutes

Click on a date to show that meeting’s minutes: