BCPL Advisory Board

The seven-member Advisory Board of the Berks County Public Libraries System provides counsel and strategic advice to the Library System and its member libraries. The Board’s roles include the review and approval of System-wide policies and the distribution of state funds to member libraries in accordance with the approved funding formula. System Member Representatives offer feedback and meet quarterly with the Advisory Board throughout the year with additional meetings scheduled as needed. Meetings are usually held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at Library System Headquarters or virtually on Teams and are open to the public. For 2022, the Berks County Public Libraries Board of Directors will meet on February 16, May 18, August 17, November 16. Approved minutes will be posted online


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Meeting—August, 2022

The August 17, 2022 BCPL Board meeting will take place at 7 PM in person at System HQ: 1040 Berks Road, Leesport, PA 19533. A virtual meeting option will also be available on Microsoft Teams. Instructions can be found HERE.

Join Teams Meeting here.

Public comment can be made via e-mail at comments@berks.lib.pa.us . All comments received will be read at the appropriate time of the agenda with the three (3) minute limit per comment and a total thirty (30) minute comment period being observed. All comments must be submitted prior to 7:00 PM August 17.

Meeting Documents:

The Projected Funding Formula Documents file was uploaded on August 19, 2022 to reflect the current projected increase as determined by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. The values in this document are subject to change.