Library Board

Seven Library Board members serve seven-year terms that expire on June 30. Terms are staggered with one term expiring each year. Four Library Board members are appointed by the County Commissioners and three are appointed by the Common Pleas Court Judges. Once appointed, the Library Board is a body politic and political subdivision of the State of Ohio with autonomous responsibility for library operations.

Joshua Hutchinson

Joshua Hutchinson

President

Bainbridge
Appointed by: Commissioners
Term Expires: 2024

Jake Yanchar

Jake Yanchar

Vice President

Hambden
Appointed by: Judges
Term Expires: 2023

Kathryn Pitrone

Kathryn Pitrone

Secretary

Hambden
Appointed by: Judges
Term Expires: 2025

Karen Delano

Karen Delano

Trustee

Bainbridge
Appointed by: Commissioners
Expires on: 2022

Raymond Rundelli

Raymond Rundelli

Trustee

Auburn
Appointed by: Commissioners
Term Expires: 2021

Paul Newman

Paul Newman

Trustee

Hambden
Appointed by: Judges
Term Expires: 2027

Larry Pitorak

Larry Pitorak

Trustee

Middlefield
Appointed by: Commissioners
Term Expires: 2026

March 16, 2021 Board Meeting

Meetings

2021 Meetings

 

The Geauga County Public Library meets on the third Tuesday of each month. Meetings are held at 4:00 P.M.

Tuesday, January 19 – Administrative Center (Org. & Regular Meeting) Link to January 19 Board Meeting Video
Tuesday, February 16 – Virtual Meeting, Link to February 16 Board Meeting Video
Tuesday, March 16 – Virtual Meeting. Meeting video above on this page.
Monday, March 29 – Personnel Committee Meeting – 8 a.m.
Wednesday, April 7 – Personnel Committee Meeting – 8 a.m. Link to virtual meeting
Tuesday, April 20 – Virtual Meeting, Link to virtual meeting
Tuesday, May 18 – Middlefield Branch
Tuesday, June 15 – Thompson Branch
Tuesday, July 20 – Bainbridge Branch
Tuesday, August 17 – Chardon Branch
Tuesday, September 21 – Geauga West Branch
Tuesday, October 19 – Middlefield Branch
Tuesday, November 16 – Thompson Branch (Records Commission & Regular Meeting)
Tuesday, December 21 – Administrative Center

2020 Meetings

 

The Geauga County Public Library meets on the third Tuesday of each month. Meetings are held at 4:00 P.M.

Tuesday, January 21 – Administrative Center (Organizational & Regular Meeting)
Tuesday, February – 18 Administrative Center
Wednesday, March 4 – Administrative Center (Ad Hoc Facilities Committee Meeting) 8 a.m.
Saturday, March 14 – Emergency Board Meeting to Discuss Library Closings Due to Coronavirus –  9 a.m. – Administrative Center

Tuesday, March 17 – Administrative Center (New Location)
Tuesday, April 21 – On-line Link to April 21 Board meeting video
Friday, May 1 – Special Meeting  Link to May 1, 2020 Board Meeting
Tuesday, May 19 – On-line Link to May 19, 2020 Board Meeting
Wednesday, June 10 – On-line (Finance Committee Meeting)

Tuesday, June 23 – On-line Link to June 23, 2020 Board Meeting
Monday, June 29 – On-line (Special Board Meeting to discuss shelving for Bainbridge)
Tuesday, July 21 – On-line Link to July 21, 2020 Board Meeting
Tuesday, August 18 – On-line Link to August 18, 2020 Board Meeting
Tuesday, September – 15 – On-line Link to September 15, 2020 Board meeting
Wednesday, September 24 – On-line (Ad Hoc Facilities Committee Meeting)
Monday, September 28 – On-line (Special Board Meeting)
Friday, October 16 – On-line (Personnel Committee Meeting)
Tuesday, October 20 –  On-line
(Executive session 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.). Link to Oct. 20, 2020 Board Meeting
Friday, October 23 – On-line (Special Board Meeting to consider discipline of public employee)

Wednesday, October 28 – On-line (Personnel Committee Meeting)
Friday, November 6 – On-line (Special Board meeting to review a construction proposal at Bainbridge) 

Wednesday, November 11 – On-line  (Personnel Committee Meeting)
Tuesday, November 17 – On-line (Records Commission & Regular Meeting) Link to Nov. 17, 2020 Board Meeting
Friday, December 4, – On-line Finance Committee Meeting – 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 15 – On-line Personnel Committee meeting – 8:15 a.m.
Tuesday, December 15 – On-line – Link to Dec. 15, 2020 Board Meeting

2019 Meetings


Tuesday, January 15 – Administrative Center (Organizational & Regular Meeting)
Tuesday, February 26 – Administrative Center
Friday, March 15, 9 a.m. – Administrative Center, Ad hoc meeting

Tuesday, March 19 – Chardon Branch
Friday, April 5 – Administrative Center (Personnel Committee) 8 a.m.
Monday, April 8 – Administrative Center (Personnel Committee) 8:15 a.m.

Tuesday, April 16 – Administrative Center
Tuesday, May 21 – Bainbridge Branch (Budget and Regular)
Monday, June 10 – Administrative Center (Special Meeting – Approval of Property Acquisition) 8:30 a.m.
Tuesday, June 18 – Administrative Center
Tuesday, July 16 – Thompson Station
Tuesday, August 27 – Newbury Station
Tuesday, September 17 – Chardon Branch –  CANCELLED
Tuesday, September 24 –  Administrative Center
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 8 AM – Personnel Committee meeting – Administrative Center

Tuesday, October 15 – Geauga West Branch
Tuesday, November 19 – Administrative Center Finance Committee Meeting at 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 19 – Administrative Center (Records Commission & Regular Meeting)
Tuesday, December 17 – Administrative Center

The Geauga County Public Library Board of Trustees meets at 4:00 PM on the third Tuesday of each month

2018 Meetings

Tuesday, January 16 – Administrative Center (Organizational & Regular Meeting)
Wednesday, February 7 – Administrative Center, Ad hoc meeting

Tuesday, February 20 – Administrative Center
Wednesday, February 28 – Administrative Center (Special meeting to discuss construction, bidding, and possible land purchase)

Tuesday, March 20 – Geauga West Library
Tuesday, April 17 – Chardon Library
Monday, May 7, 8 a.m. – Administrative Center – Personnel Committee Meeting
Thursday, May 10, 9 a.m., Administrative Center – Finance Committee Meeting

Tuesday, May 15 – Bainbridge Library (and Finance Budget Meeting)
Tuesday, June 19 – Middlefield Library

Tuesday, July 17 – Thompson Town Hall (6741 Madison Road, Thompson)
Monday, August 6 – Special meeting, Administrative Center, 8 a.m. – Construction manager at risk contract

Tuesday, August 21 – Newbury Library Station (CANCELLED)
Monday, September, 10 – 8 a.m. – Administrative Center – Personnel Committee Meeting
Tuesday, September 11, – 8 a.m. – Administrative Center – Finance Committee Meeting

Tuesday, September 18 – Chardon Library
Tuesday, October 16 – Administrative Center
Tuesday, November 20 – Middlefield Library (Records Commission & Regular Meeting)

Tuesday, December 18 – Administrative Center