Board of Trustees

The Bay County Library System Board of Trustees consists of five members appointed to five-year terms by the County Commission for the purpose of governing the operations of the libraries. The Board of Trustees conducts its business based on the board bylaws and meets monthly. Board minutes may be viewed either below or at the Administrative Office of the Bay County Library System located at 500 Center Avenue, Bay City MI 48708. Please see the current meeting schedule below. The meeting time is 5:30 pm.

The Board of Trustees for 2021 are as follows:

Mary Herr headshot

Mary Herr


Term expires 6/30/2022



Don Carlyon headshot

Don Carlyon

Vice Chairperson

Term expires 6/30/2021



User silhouette

Paul Travis


Term expires 6/30/2024



Sue Blondin headshot

Sue Blondin


Term expires 6/30/2025



Anne Harris headshot

Anne Harris


Term expires 6/30/2023



Regular Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Schedule

Public notice will be posted in the branches if a change is made in the date, place, or time of the meeting.  The board minutes are stored at the library’s Administrative Office and are available for public inspection during regular business hours.

The 2021 board meetings will be held via Zoom Video Conferencing at

Any person with a disability who needs accommodations for participation in these meetings should contact the Board Office 5 days prior to the meeting at 989-894-2837 ext. 2225.

January 27, 2021


May 26, 2021     

September 22, 2021

February 24, 2021


June 23, 2021

October 27, 2021

March 24, 2021


July 28, 2021

November 17, 2021

April 28, 2021


August 25, 2021

December 15, 2021

Annual board meeting immediately following the December 15, 2021, regular board meeting.