The Somerset County Library Commission is the governing board for the Somerset County Library System. The Commission is composed of seven residents of Somerset County, appointed by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders for five year terms. One member of the Freeholder Board also serves as a liaison between the Commission and the Freeholders.

The Library Commission sets all policies for Somerset County Library System, including operating and personnel policies. All Library Commission meetings are held at the *Bridgewater Library branch, except the December 2 meeting, which will take place at the Hillsborough Library branch*. The Commission meets at 7 PM on the first Wednesday of each month, as follows:


February 5, 2020

March 4, 2020

April 1, 2020

May 6, 2020 (See at top of page)

June 3, 2020

July 8, 2020

September 2, 2020

October 7, 2020

November 4, 2020

December 2, 2020

January 13, 2021 Reorganization Meeting

January 13, 2021 Regular Meeting

Commission meetings are open to the public.

From time to time vacancies occur on the Library Commission. Anyone interested in serving on the Commission may complete an application and return it to the library. Applications are kept on file for 3 years.

The email address for the Library Commission is

Somerset County Library Commission Members

Cori Haveson
Catherine Heldt
Debra Joren
Roberta Karpinecz
Christine Madrid
Nancy Stoll
Joan Pritchard

Brian K. Auger, Secretary/County Library Administrator
Melonie Marano, Freeholder Liaison

Legal Counsel

Bernstein and Associates of New Jersey
Bevan, Mosca and Guidatta
Weiner Law Group

Somerset County Library Commission Meeting Agendas

Somerset County Library Commission Meeting Minutes (Minutes are posted after approval)

Somerset County Library Commission Meeting Resolutions

Somerset County Library Commission Meeting Signed Resolutions & Financials

Library Commission Member Form

Open Public Records Act Form