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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. The Commission meets at 7 PM on the first Wednesday of each month (except July), as follows:

  • February 7 at SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch
  • March 7 at SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch (Rescheduled to March 12)
  • April 4 at SCLSNJ’s Warren Township Library branch
  • May 2 at SCLSNJ’s Hillsborough Library branch
  • June 6 at SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch (Meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and proceed directly into a closed
    session.)
  • July 11 at SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch
  • September 5 at SCLSNJ’s Hillsborough Library branch
  • October 3 at SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch
  • November 7 at SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch (Rescheduled to November 14 at 6:30 p.m.)
  • December 5 at SCLSNJ’s Hillsborough Library branch
  • January 9, 2019 at SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch

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 commission@sclibnj.org.

Somerset County Library Commission Members

David Cheskis
Corrine Fender
Catherine Heldt
Donald J. Rica, Chairman
Nancy Stoll
Anthony Suriano
Ken Utter

Brian K. Auger, Secretary/County Library Administrator
Brian Gallagher, Freeholder Liaison
Bevan, Mosca, Giuditta, P.C. , General Counsel
Eric M. Bernstein & Associates, LLC, Labor Counsel

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

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