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Library Advisory Board

City of Ketchikan Municipal Code:

2.40.030 Library advisory board.   (a)    There is created a library advisory board for the purpose of advising the librarian, city manager, and city council on the operation of the library and such additional matters as the council may from time to time designate.

Meetings of the Library Advisory Board are held once a quarter in January, April, July, and October, on the second Wednesday of the month. Unless noted, all meetings are held in the Library. Meetings begin at 6:00 PM and are open to the public.

To contact members of the Board, please do so through Pat Tully, Library Director. She will pass on all communications to the Board member or members specified. You may email Pat Tully at, or send a letter to:

Ketchikan Public Library Advisory Board

c/o Ketchikan Public Library

1110 Copper Ridge Lane

Ketchikan, AK  99901

The next meeting of the Board is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 at 6pm in City Hall, Council Chambers.

Meeting minutes



If you would like to apply to become a board member, fill out an application form (a link to the form is on the City Clerk's webpage: ) and submit to the City Clerk's Office. 


Further information about the role and expectations of the Library Advisory Board can be found in the Ketchikan Municipal Code.


Library Advisory Board   2023-2026

  • Chair: June Dahl (Term expires (3/2026)

  • Kate Govaars, At-Large Member (Term expires 3/2024)

  • Sharli Arntzen, Borough Assembly Rep (Term expires 10/2024)

  • Jack Finnegan, City Council Rep (Term expires 12/2024)

  • Vacancy, High school Rep - (one-year term)

  • Nina Hopps, Friends Rep (Term expires 3/2025)

  • Vacant, At-Large (three-year term)

  • Deborah Simon, Borough Resident outside the City (Term expires 3/2025)

  • Sharon Montgomery, At-Large Member (Term expires 3/2026)

Library Advisory Board: Service
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