Board

Blackfalds Public Library is governed by appointed trustees from the town of Blackfalds. Library board meetings are open to the public. Our current board chair is Mary Alguire and our library manager is Carley Binder.

Blackfalds Public Library has a Board of Trustees, which under the Libraries Act of Alberta is an autonomous legal entity responsible for the following:

  • Establishing the purpose of the library through the development of framework, governance and operational policies, and goals and objectives
  • Setting and monitoring the rate at which the library fulfills its purpose
  • Setting policy and keeping records which will provide continuity through changes in board memberships, staff and conditions.
  • Creating an identity for and awareness of the library in the community.

In accordance with the Libraries Act (Alberta), Trustees for the Blackfalds Public Library Board are appointed by the Council of the Town of Blackfalds for a three year term. Trustees may also be re-appointed in accordance with the Libraries Act. If you are interested in serving as a Trustee,contact us to obtain more information. 

Meetings and Minutes

Board Meetings are open to the public and are held in the Library at 6:30 PM on the first Tuesday of every month.

Board Meetings 2018:

  • January 2
  • February 6
  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6
  • December 4

Board Members

  • Mary Alguire (Vice Chair)
  • Denise Sumner 
  • Lynda Olson (Secretary)
  • Jamie Hoover (Town Council Representative)
  • Ray Olfert (Town Council Representative)
  • Stephen Hodgkins
  • Karyl Tobin (Board Chair)
  • Nadine St. Denis
  • Glyn Evans
  • Kristel Leeks

Contact Information

If you wish to contact the Blackfalds Public Library Board they may be reached at:
Mailing Address:
Box 70
Blackfalds AB T0M 0J0

Phone: 403.885.2343