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Board of Library Trustees

Central ParkThe Board of Library Trustees is primarily responsible for the establishment, acceptance and continued supervision of the public library program.

It makes and enforces by-laws, rules and regulations for the administration of the public library; approves or disapproves the appointment of the City Librarian; accepts donations into the library fund (subject to the approval of the City Council); and contracts with other governmental agencies to render or receive library services (also subject to the approval of the City Council).

The five member Board is comprised of volunteers who are appointed by the City Council. All appointees must be registered voters and residents of the City and may not hold any paid office in, or be employed by, the City of Santa Clara. For additional information contact the City Clerk's office at (408) 615-2220. The Board of Library Trustees may also be contacted by email at

Meets: Generally meets on the 1st Monday of each month at 6:30 pm
Place: Central Park Library - Board Room, 2635 Homestead Road
City Staff Liaison: Hilary Keith, City Librarian: (408) 615-2930

Board Members
 No Image Available Ashish Mangla
Term Expires: June 30, 2018
(Second Term)
Kathleen Watanabe Kathleen "Kathy" Watanabe
Term Expires: June 30, 2016
(Second Term)
 Elizabeth Megas Elizabeth A. "Betsy" Megas 
Term Expires: June 30, 2016
(Second Term)
 Peter Yoon Peter Yoon
Term Expires: June 30, 2017
(First Term)
Barbara Vance Barbara E. Vance
Vice - Chair
Term Expires: June 30, 2019
(First Term)


View Past Meetings
Board of Library Trustees Meeting10/5/2015 6:30 PM Not Available
Board of Library Trustees Meeting11/2/2015 6:30 PM Not Available
Board of Library Trustees Meeting12/7/2015 6:30 PM Not Available