Library Board of Trustees

The Newton Public Library Board of Trustees consists of five members appointed by the Newton City Council to serve six-year terms. The Board has direct control of library operations, employs a library director, makes final approval of the purchase of library materials, has exclusive control of all library funds, contracts with other library boards for services, and is required to make an annual financial report to the Newton City Council.

Library Board Trustees

Rita Baker
Term expires 2026
Treasurer
Darcy Soule
Term expires 2026
President
Bethany Hutchinson
Term expires 2028


Noreen Otto
Term expires 2024
Secretary

Cookie Fuzell
Term expires 2028

Board members terms expire on July 1.

Find agendas and minutes from board, commission and committee meetings in the Agenda Center.