Library Board

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The Library Board is an independent board which oversees library services in the City. The Board meets the third Monday of the month at 4:00 p.m. During the months of July and August, a meeting is called at the discretion of the Chairman. Approximately four hours per month are required of Board members.

Number of Members:



  • 1 Member of Council appointed by the Council
  • 3 Members appointed by the Alexandria Library Company
  • 3 Members-at-large appointed by the City Council

Term of Service:

2-year term

City Staff Contact:

Rose Dawson, Alexandria Libraries, 703.746.1701

List of Members:

  • Willie Bailey
  • William Brierre, Jr.
  • Helen Desfosses
  • Frank Fannon
  • Oscar Fitzgerald
  • Trudi Hahn
  • Kathleen Schloeder, chair

For further information about the responsibilities of this board or commission, or to apply to serve on this board or commission, contact Gloria Sitton in the City Clerk's Office at 703 746.4550.