Board of Library Trustees

image of a gavelThe City of Mountain View Board of Library Trustees advises the City Council and staff on Library matters. The Board consists of five members.  

The general functions of the Board of Library Trustees include:

  • Adopt rules and regulations necessary for the administration and protection of the Library.
  • Assist in the planning of Library services for the community.
  • Accept money, personal property, or real estate donated to the Library.

For general information on Council Advisory Bodies: Council Advisory Bodies.


The Board of Library Trustees regularly meets on the third Monday of every month at 7 p.m. Remaining meetings for 2022:

  • May 16 - Canceled
  • June 20
  • July 18
  • August 15
  • September 19
  • October 17
  • December 12

Second Floor Program Room
Mountain View Public Library
585 Franklin Street
Mountain View, CA 94041

During this declared state of emergency, the meeting will be conducted in accordance with California Government Code § 54953(e) as authorized by resolution of the City Council. Please contact to obtain a copy of the applicable resolution. All members of the Board of Library Trustees will participate in the meeting by video conference, with no physical meeting location.

Agendas and Minutes

The current Agenda and supporting documents will be posted the Friday prior to the Monday meeting at It may be necessary to navigate to the appropriate meeting date. The current agenda is also posted in front of the entrance to City Hall at 500 Castro Street.

To receive email notifications of posted Board of Library Trustees Agendas: My MV.

Members and Roster

  • Max Beckman-Harned
  • Phyllis Bismanovsky 
  • Paul Donahue
  • Sharon Su
  • Nicole Vogt

View the Advisory Body Roster for additional information, or to contact Board of Library Trustees members.

Work Plan

Current Board of Library Trustees projects are included in this work plan.

The Library Services Department supports the Board of Library Trustees. For additional information or questions, please contact the Library Services Department by calling 650-903-6887 or sending a message.