Library Advisory Board

The Lake Oswego Library Advisory Board is a group who wish to play a role in the development of the City's public library. Each board member is appointed by the City Council either to a three-year term or to fill a vacancy.

The board advises the Library Director and the City Council on matters that relate to library services, policies, and funding. Members are asked to uphold the right of all citizens to full access to information and to participate in long-range planning for library services. 

Qualification for Regular Members

No less than five (5) of the members of the Library Advisory Board shall be residents of the City of Lake Oswego.  Any members not residing in the City shall reside within the City's Urban Services Boundary. 


The board meets the second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m.  Contact the library at 503-697-6583 for more information about this board.

Library Advisory Board Members:

  • Mike Hostetler, Chair
  • Nancy Niland, Vice Chair
  • Allison Arnold
  • Cliff Perigo
  • Jacquie Siewert-Schade
  • Kay Steele
  • Ed Steinberg

Council Liaison -  Joe Buck
Staff Liaison - Bill Baars

Contact Information

Phone (503) 636-7628

Upcoming Events

Library Advisory Board

Aug 8 2018 - 7:00pm

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