The Bay County Library System Board of Trustees consists of five members appointed to five-year terms by the County Commission for the purpose of governing the operations of the libraries. The Board of Trustees conducts its business based on the board bylaws and meets monthly. Board minutes may be viewed either below or at the Administrative Office of the Bay County Library System located at 500 Center Avenue, Bay City MI 48708. Please see the current meeting schedule below. The meeting time is 5:30 pm.

The Board of Trustees for 2023 are as follows:

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Paul Travis


Term expires 6/30/2024



Don Carlyon headshot

Don Carlyon

Vice Chairperson

Term expires 6/30/2026



Sue Blondin headshot

Sue Blondin

Secretary/ Treasurer

Term expires 6/30/2025



Mary Herr headshot

Mary Herr


Term expires 6/30/2027



Anne Harris headshot

Anne Harris


Term expires 6/30/2023



Regular Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Schedule

Public notice will be posted in the branches if a change is made in the date, place, or time of the meeting.  The board minutes are stored at the library’s Administrative Office and are available for public inspection during regular business hours.

Any person with a disability who needs accommodations for participation in these meetings should contact the Board Office 5 days prior to the meeting at 989-894-2837 ext. 2225.

January 25, 2023


May 24, 2023  


September 27, 2023


February 22, 2023


June 28, 2023


October 25, 2023


March 22, 2023


   July 26, 2023


November 15, 2023


April 26, 2023


August 23, 2023


December 20, 2023


Annual board meeting immediately following the December 20, 2023, regular board meeting.