Library Board


  • 4:30 pm
  • Second Tuesday of each month
  • Council Conference Room
    501 N. Anderson
    Ellensburg, WA 98926

Agendas & Minutes


There are seven Library Board Members, the majority of which must be City residents. Board members are appointed by the City Manager and serve five-year terms. The current Board members are:

  • Andreina Delgado, term expires December 31, 2023
  • Loretta Gray, term expires December 31, 2022
  • Julie Cloninger, term expires December 31, 2024
  • Andrea Sledge, term expires December 31, 2026
  • Marty Blackson, term expires December 31, 2022
  • Mary James, term expires December 31, 2022
  • Mary Holmgren, term expires December 31, 2026


The Board operates under the authority of City Ordinance No. 3937 and is responsible for:

  • Providing citizen input to the City Manager, City Council, and the Library Director
  • Considering and recommending policy to govern operations and programs of the library
  • Making recommendations for Director appointments
  • Participating in efforts to secure library funds
  • Advising the Director during budget preparations
  • Assisting the Director in developing policies including collection development
  • Supporting and participating in public relations and marketing programs