The boards’ primary responsibilities are approving library policies, setting the budget, hiring a director and fiscal officer and advocating for the library. For more information concerning the duties of the Oberlin Public Library of Trustees please view the official charge here.

Meeting Times

The board meets the second Thursday of every month at 5 p.m. All board meetings are open to the public.

Contact Us

For more information please contact Oberlin Public Library Board President, Audrey Kolb, at 440 774-4914.


Name AddressTerm
Audrey Kolb, Chair12573 Route 5801/01/2017 - 12/31/2020
James Peake, Vice Chair30 W. Vine Street01/01/2017 - 12/31/2020
Bethany Baker43837 Albrecht Rd
Elyria, OH 44035
01/01/2019 - 12/31/2022
Meredith Gadsby283 Morgan Street01/01/2017 - 12/31/2020
Anita Locke40 Colony Drive01/01/2019 - 12/31/2022
Jeanne McKibben94 Oberlin Road01/01/2017 - 12/31/2020
Marcia Peterson 32 Canterbury Circle01/01/2019 - 12/31/2022

A complete list of board and commission members, support staff, and Council Liaisons can be found here.

Important Documents


Oberlin Public Library

Questions related to the application process for City board and commission appointments should be directed to the Oberlin Clerk of Council’s Office