Library Commission


Name Email
Term expires
Ada Chen Rekhi Email Ada Chen Rekhi n/a April 30, 2026
Alan Cohen - Chair
Email Alan Cohen n/a April 30, 2026
David Erhart
April 30, 2023
Katie Hadrovic
Email Katie Hadrovic n/a April 30, 2024
Kristen Leep
Email Kristen Leep n/a April 30, 2023
Pavneet Singh - Vice Chair Email Pavneet Singh
April 30, 2024
Vamsi Velagapudi
Email Vamsi Velagapudi
April 30, 2025


Roles and responsibilities

The Library Commission is charged primarily with advising the City Council on matters related to the maintenance and operation of the City's libraries and library systems.

Commission priorities

  • The scope and degree of library activities
  • Maintenance and protection of City libraries
  • Evaluation and improvement of library service
  • Acquisition of library materials
  • Coordination with other library systems and long range planning
  • Literacy and English as a second language (ESL) programs

Meetings, agendas, minutes and videos

Library Commission meetings are generally held on the 3rd Monday of the month and begin at 6:30 p.m. All meeting dates and times are subject to change.

The city website provides meeting agendas, minutes and videos for public review. For regular meetings, agendas will be posted no later than 72 hours in advance; agendas for special meetings will be posted no later than 24 hours in advance. Meeting minutes are available following approval. Videos are typically posted within 24 hours after the meeting.

City Council liaison

Staff liaison

Nick Szegda

Assistant Library Services Director