Board Members

Newton Public Library Board of Trustees

The Library Board of Trustees consists of seven members who are residents of the City of Newton. The Board members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Commission. Board terms are four years and each member may be appointed to two full terms. The Library Director serves as Secretary to the Board.

Library Board of Trustees members are:

Ann Adrian, President

Larry Lee, Vice-President

David Simmonds, Treasurer

Ashley Klein, Newton  Public Library Foundation – Newton Representative

David Jackson

Cathy Anderson

Emily Stewart

Marianne Eichelberger, Secretary/Library Director


Beverley Buller, NPL Representative to South Central Kansas Library System Board


The regular meetings of the Board are held on the second Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. at the Library, unless otherwise ordered by the Board.

The August 10, 2020 NPL Board meeting will be held in the NPL Bessmer Room at 5:00 p.m.  Please email the Library Director at meichelb @ if you are interested in attending the meeting as attendance space is limited for social distancing. Face masks are required.


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