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Library Board

Mayor John McKean (Chair) (Council Representative)
Odette Bartnicki
R. J. Gamble (Council Representative)
Laurey Gillies
Ronald Gray
Roevel Guzman
Michael Martin (Council Representative)
Maurice R. Pepper (Vice Chair)
Willi Wildman

Vision Statement

The Blue Mountains Public Library celebrates culture and inspires curiosity, discovery, learning and creativity. Our library is a favourite destination with its flexible multi-use spaces and engaging programming for everyone. Our presence extends beyond the building through our interactive programs, progressive technology, online presence, and innovative staff. The library is recognized as a valuable community partner that contributes to a healthy and sustainable community.

Mission Statement

The Blue Mountains Public Library is a dynamic centre of community life where everyone is free to create, explore, learn and share in a welcoming atmosphere.

Values Statement

Our actions demonstrate that we are responsive, innovative, accessible and welcoming.

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan 2015-2018 (PDF)
Strategic Plan Committee Report, July 2017 (PDF)

Board Meetings

The Blue Mountains Public Library Board meets on the third Thursday of each month at 2 pm in the Council Chambers of Town Hall. The Library Board does not meet during the months of July and August.

Read Minutes, Agendas and other Documents

Library Board Bylaws and Governance Policies (PDF)

Presentation Request Form (PDF)

Why does the Library Board meet in "closed" session?

All correspondence directed to the Library Board should be delivered to the L.E. Shore Memorial Library, the Craigleith Heritage Depot, or mailed to the Library at:

P.O. Box 580
Thornbury, ON
N0H 2P0

For further information on the Library Board, please contact:

Dr. Sabrina Saunders, CEO
519-599-3681, ext 148