Meet our stewards.

The Hoboken Public Library’s Board of Trustees meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month, at 6:30 pm, in the Library at 500 Park Avenue. Meetings are open to the public, and are held in the Small Programming Room in the Library’s lower level, unless otherwise posted.  Click here for a printable 2019-2020 schedule.

 

Hoboken Public Library Board of Trustees

Jerome Abernathy
President

JoAnn Serrano
Treasurer

Susan Murcko
Secretary

Amanda Blaney

Raakhe Mirchandani

Jack Silbert

Kurt Thoens

Jason Freeman
Mayor’s Representative

Jennifer Evans
Board Superintendent Alternate

Mayor Ravi Bhalla
Ex-Officio

Dr. Christine Johnson
Superintendent 

Lina Podles
Library Director

Clark Matthews
Recording Secretary

Library Board of Trustees: Meeting Dates for August 2019 – July 2020:

Meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of every month, at 6:30 pm, in the Library’s Small Programming Room.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019               6:30 pm        Agenda     Minutes

Tuesday, September 24, 2019     6:30 pm        Agenda     Minutes

Tuesday, October 22, 2019          6:30 pm        Agenda    Minutes

Tuesday, November 26, 2019      6:30 pm        Agenda     Minutes

Tuesday, December 17, 2019      6:30 pm        Agenda      Minutes

Tuesday, January 28, 2020      6:30 pm      Agenda      Minutes

Tuesday, February 25, 2020     6:30 pm      Agenda      Minutes

Tuesday, March 24, 2020          6:30 pm     Agenda       Minutes

Tuesday, April  28, 2020            6:30 pm    Agenda        Minutes*

Thursday, May 14, 2020          6:30 pm       Agenda       Minutes*  SPECIAL MEETING

Tuesday, May 26, 2020            6:30 pm      Agenda        Minutes*

Tuesday, June 23, 2020          6:30 pm       Agenda       Minutes*   Note: Agenda contains ZOOM meeting information

Future Meetings:  July 28, 2020

An executive session may or may not be held in conjunction with these meetings
By order of the Library Board off Trustees resolution adopted at the annual reorganization meeting held on July 23rd, 2019.
– Lina Podles, Library Director, Hoboken Public Library

You can view a pdf copy of the Library’s Strategic Plan for the years 2017 through 2021.

You can view a pdf copy of the Update to the Library’s Capital Master Plan, adopted on Tuesday, December 17, 2019.

*Note: This information is not yet posted.  Meeting Agendas are generally posted the day of the meeting, and Meeting Minutes are not posted until they are approved at the following month’s meeting.


2018-2019 Meetings were held on the following dates:

Tuesday, January 22, 2019             6:30 pm         Agenda        Minutes

Monday, February 25, 2019             6:30 pm       Agenda        Minutes
This was a change from the regular schedule of Tuesdays

Tuesday, March 26, 2019                 6:30 pm      Agenda          Minutes

Tuesday, April 23, 2019                  6:30 pm       Agenda          Minutes

Tuesday, May 28, 2019                  6:30 pm       Agenda          Minutes

Thursday, June 20, 2019                  6:30 pm       Agenda          Minutes

Tuesday, July 23, 2019                    6:30 pm       Agenda          Minutes

An executive session may or may not be held in conjunction with these meetings

By order of the Library Board of Trustees resolution adopted at the annual reorganization meeting held on July 24th, 2018.
Lina Podles. Library Director, Hoboken Public Library.

Updated May 26, 2020 MC