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

Cathy Anderson

Emily Stewart

Clark Oswald

Cari Cusick, 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.

Regular board meetings will be held via Zoom videoconference until further notice. To join the Zoom meeting, click here. Those wishing to address the board, please email library director Cari Cusick,, or call 316-283-2890.


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