Library Commission

The Sonoma County Library is governed by an independent 11-member Library Commission. The city councils of Cloverdale, Cotati, Healdsburg, Petaluma, Rohnert Park, Santa Rosa, Sebastopol, and Sonoma, town council of Windsor, and the County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors, each appoint a library commissioner. The City of Santa Rosa and the County of Sonoma Board of Supervisors also jointly appoint one library commissioner.

The commission has the following Bylaws.

Monthly meetings are open to the public and can be accessed here.

The commission generally meets monthly, with additional special meetings as needed. Meetings are open to the public and the public is invited to attend.

Library Commissioners:
(Terms expire the year indicated)

To learn more about being a library commissioner, please review this job description.

To apply for a vacant seat on the commission, please contact the jurisdiction where the vacancy exists.

The commission also reviews and approves library budgets.