Board of Trustees

Library Board of Trustees

The Library Board of Trustees meets the first Tuesday of each month (any rescheduled dates are noted on the meeting list) at 7:00 p.m. at Bedford Central Library unless otherwise noted; these meetings are open to the public. If you wish to address the Library Board during the “Public Comment” portion of the meeting, contact the Library Director at (540) 586-8911 x 1112. Any requests must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the Friday preceding the board meeting. Note: If you have a disability and need accommodations for meetings, please call 540-586-8911. Please give 48 hours notice to allow us to better serve you.

Members of the library board can be contacted via email using board@bpls.org.

Current Members

  • Randy Cox – Chairman
    (term ends 6/30/2020)
  • Mary Jo Krufka – Vice Chairman
    (term ends 6/30/2021)
  • E. Penny Carter – Treasurer
    (term ends 6/30/2020)
  • Natalie Martin
    (term ends 6/30/2023)
  • Jan Markham
    (term ends 6/30/2021)
  • Pamela Willoughby
    (term ends 6/30/2020)
  • Debra Bahouth
    (term ends 6/30/2023)
Fiscal Year 2020 Meetings

Agendas & Minutes: Fiscal Year 2020

Meeting Agenda available one week before the next meeting date. Meeting minutes are not posted until they have been approved by the Board of Trustees at a subsequent meeting. All meetings begin at 7:00pm at Bedford Central Library unless otherwise noted.

July 2, 2019  Bedford Central @ 6pm Agenda | Minutes

August 6, 2019 Moneta/SML Library @ 4pm Agenda | Minutes

September 3, 2019 Montvale Library @ 5pm Agenda | Minutes

October 1, 2019 Bedford Central @ 7pm Agenda | Minutes

November 12, 2019 Bedford Central @ 5pm Agenda | Minutes

December 3, 2019 Bedford Central @ 5pm Agenda | Minutes

January 7, 2020 Bedford Central @ 5pm Agenda | Minutes

February 4, 2020 Bedford Central @ 5pm  Agenda | Minutes

March 3, 2020 Bedford Central @ 7pm Agenda | Minutes

April 7, 2020 Big Island Library @ 5pm Agenda | Minutes

May 5, 2020 Stewartsville Library @ 5pm Agenda | Minutes

June 2, 2020 Forest Library @ 5pm Agenda | Minutes

 

 

 

Fiscal Year 2019 Meetings

 

Agendas & Minutes: Fiscal Year 2019

Meeting Agenda is available one week before the next meeting date. Meeting minutes are not posted until they have been approved by the Board of Trustees at a subsequent meeting. All meetings begin at 7:00pm at Bedford Central Library unless otherwise noted.

July 2018 – Meeting cancelled for holiday

August 7, 2018
Agenda | Minutes

September 4, 2018
Agenda | Minutes

October 2, 2018
Agenda | Minutes

November 2018 No Meeting Scheduled

December 4, 2018 at Forest Library 5:00 pm
Agenda | Minutes

January 8, 2019 at Bedford Central 6:00 pm
Agenda | Minutes

February 5, 2019 at Bedford Central 6:00 pm
Agenda | Minutes

March 5, 2019
Agenda | Minutes

April 2, 2019 at Stewartsville Library 6:00 pm
Agenda | Minutes

May 7, 2019 at Big Island Library 6:00 pm
Agenda | Minutes

June 4, 2019 at Bedford Central Library 4:00 pm
June 4 | Minutes

 

Fiscal Year 2018 Meetings
 

Agendas & Minutes: Fiscal Year 2018

Meeting Agenda is available one week before the next meeting date. Meeting minutes are not posted until they have been approved by the Board of Trustees at a subsequent meeting. All meetings begin at 7:00pm at Bedford Central Library unless otherwise noted.

July 4, 2017 – Meeting cancelled for holiday

August 1, 2017 Agenda | Minutes

September 5, 2017 Agenda | Minutes

October 3, 2017 Agenda | Minutes

November 7, 2017 No Meeting Scheduled

December 5, 2017 Agenda | Minutes

January 2, 2018 – Meeting cancelled for holiday

February 6, 2018 Agenda | Minutes

March 6, 2018 Agenda | Minutes

April 3, 2018 Cancelled

May 1, 2018 Agenda | Minutes

June 5, 2018 Agenda | Minutes

 

Upcoming Events

Oct
24
Thu
Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Oct 24 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am

Parent and a young child reading a book.
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for infants and toddlers ages 21 months to 3 years old.
Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Books 4 Fun Story Time @ Big Island Library
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Giraffe with height chart.
Books 4 Fun is a preschool program for ages 3-5. Your child will enjoy music, rhymes, stories, crafts, and opportunities to engage in creative play.  
The theme for this session is Let’s Grow!

Mother Goose On The Loose @ Montvale Library
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

A lapsit program for babies ages 0-36 months. Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

An old woman in a blue dress and white apron and a goose or Mother Goose.

Open Enrollment & Medicaid Info Table @ Moneta/SML Library
Oct 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Money and a Stethescope.Do you have questions about open enrollment for 2020?  Need to know what is happening with Medicaid and how it affects you and your family?
Lois Caliri, from Enroll Virginia, will be here today to answer any questions you might have.

 

Rock-A-Bye Reader @ Forest Library
Oct 24 @ 11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Parent and a young child reading a book.
Rock-A-Bye Reader is a lap-sit program for infants and toddlers ages 21 months to 3 years old.
Come join us for rhymes, music, movement, stories, free play, and parenting resources.

Confessions of a Colorholic @ Montvale Library
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Photograph of a floral coloring sheet and the tips of several colored pencils.Confessions of a Colorholic is open to anyone who enjoys coloring for relaxation or creative expression!  Join us every Thursday afternoon from 2 to 4 PM at the Montvale Library.  The library provides coloring sheets as well as markers, coloring pencils and pens but you are welcome to bring your own.

STEAM:All Locked Up @ Big Island Library
Oct 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Four linked padlocks in different colors.

This month’s STEAM Program is an escape-room-style educational challenge designed to get kids to work in an “out of the box” way.
For grades K-5.  Registration is requested; call us at 540-425-7000 or see a librarian to sign up. 

 

Lego® Club @ Forest Library
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Illustrated pile of legos.

Come and join children ages 5 and up as we play with LEGOS®.
Take on the challenge of the month or just use your imagination to build whatever you would like with our LEGOS® or DUPLOS®.

Family Fun Night: Painted Pumpkin Party @ Moneta/SML Library
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
In this month’s Family Fun Night program we will be painting pumpkins to get ready for Halloween.
All the supplies will be provided.
Registration is required; please call us at 540-425-7004 to sign up.

Painted pumpkin on the side of a street.

Oct
25
Fri
Friday Breakfast Bookclub @ Bedford Central Library: Kiss Carlo
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

All meetings begin at 10:00 a.m. in the Peaks Room located upstairs.
No registration necessary, new members always welcome!
This month we will be discussing Kiss Carlo by Adriana Trigiani.

For more information, call (540) 586-8911.
Book cover for Adriana Trigiani's Kiss Carlo.

 

 

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