Comprised of seven members appointed by the City Council to serve for a two year term, with term limits of six years
Serve in an advisory capacity to the DeSoto City Council in matters that pertain to the library
Serve as a liaison and representative of the community on library matters, as well as support and promote the need for great public library services in DeSoto
Support the DeSoto Public Library mission, vision, and values
Work to promote library services and programs, and advocate for the library throughout the community
Advise library staff, as needed, in developing policies, budget requests, and strategic planning
Board will help advise in reconciling contradictory viewpoints and serve as a channel for citizen expression in library matters
The Library Board meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Library Assembly Hall
or Conference Room in the DeSoto Public Library.
Managing Director of Library Services
972.230.9658 Email Kerry McGeath
Councilmember, Place 4
DeSoto Public Library Receives 2015 Achievement of Library Excellence Award
The DeSoto Public Library has received the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association 2015 Achievement of Library Excellence Award. The award was delivered by Council member Rachel Proctor at a recent Council meeting, with Library Board member Valinda Samples, Chair John Ringhauser, Library Director Kerry McGeath, and Board members Susie Robinson and Jennifer Smith.