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Public Library Board

The Augusta Public Library Board develops policies that govern operations and personnel. Members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council for a term of four years. Refer to Municipal Code Chapter 1, Article 8 for more information on Board appointments.

The Board:

  • maintains fiscal accountability,
  • secures operating funds to carry out the library’s mission,
  • prepares the annual budget, and
  • hires and evaluates the Library Director who manages the day-to-day operations of the library.
Board Members    Term Expires 
Jill Bostwick  May 2020 
Jane Forkner  May 2019 
Jerry Gentzler  May 2020 
Kristi Goodmanson  June 2019 
Ron Nibbelink  April 2019 
Thurston Thies  May 2017 


4:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month
Augusta Public Library, Vancil Study
1609 State St.
Augusta, KS 67010

Staff Contact

Lisa Daniels
Library Director
1609 State St.
Augusta, KS 67010
tel: (316) 775-2681

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