Library Staff and Board

Get to Know

The Library Staff & Board

Our dedicated staff and board are here to serve you! Get to know them a bit better so you’ll be able to greet them personally when you visit the library.

Library Staff

Savannah Gilbert

Library Director

Savannah Gilbert Portrait

Eryn Tolley

Technical Services

Eryn Tolley portrait

Joyce Morris

Overdue Specialist

Joyce Morris portrait

Paige Jordan


Paige Jordan Portrait

Emma Brown

Library Clerk

Emma Brown portrait

Janice Haithcoat

Library Clerk

Janice Haithcoat portrait

Jennifer Elder

Library Clerk

Paige Jordan Portrait

Our Board Members

The members of our board help us make decisions that affect the citizens of Chester County.

Board Member Melinda Carroll

Melinda Carroll, Chairman

Board Member Larry Photo

Dr. Larry Bloomingburg, Vice Chairman

Board Member Jean

Jean Smith, Secretary/Treasurer

Dr. Sara Knoell

Board Member Rosemary

Rosemary McKnight

Board Member Darrell Bird

Darrell Bird

Board Member Harvette Croom

Harvette Croom

Mike Alexander, County Commission Representative

Donna Butler, City Representative

Service Expansion

New programs, resource collection development, additional populations, etc.

Library Policies

Checkout guidelines, library expansions, grants, library access, etc.

Library Events

Ideas, statistics of past events, how the library is being utilized, etc.

Attend a Board Meeting

The Chester County Library Board meets every other month on the third Thursday of that month at 5:00 pm at the library. Meetings are open for public attendance. The kinds of topics we discuss are displayed to the left. If you feel that you need to be added to the agenda, please contact the library director at 731-989-4673 or

Our Next Board Meeting is Scheduled For:

Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 5:00 pm
Location: Chester County Public Library

Past Board Meeting Minutes

March 17, 2022 Minutes

January 20, 2022 Minutes

November 18, 2021 Minutes

October 28, 2021 Minutes

Sept 16, 2021 Minutes

July 15, 2021 Minutes

May 20, 2021 Minutes

March 18, 2021 Minutes

November 19, 2020 Minutes

September 24, 2020 Minutes

July 16, 2020 Minutes

May 27, 2020 Minutes

January 16, 2020 Minutes

October 24, 2019 Minutes

July 17, 2019 Minutes

July 2, 2019 Minutes

Past Board Meeting Agendas

May 2022 Agenda

March 2022 Agenda

January 2022 Agenda

November 2021 Agenda

October 2021 Agenda

September 2021 Agenda

July 2021 Agenda

May 2021 Agenda

March 2021 Agenda

July 2020 Agenda

May 2020 Agenda

January 2020 Agenda

October 2019 Agenda

County Commission Reports

May 2022 County Update

March 2022 County Update

January 2022 County Update

November 2021 County Update

September 2021 County Update

July 2021 County Update

May 2021 County Update

March 2021 County Update

November 2020 County Update

September 2020 County Update

January 2020 County Update

November 2019 County Update

September 2019 County Update

Additional Documents

Report for Committee Meeting 3-22-2022

Letter to Commissioners- For the Public- PLEASE HAVE RETURNED BY APRIL 9TH

January 2022 Request for Funds

Library Grant Proposal for ARPA funds- Expansion or Move

Pros and Cons of Expansion vs Regions Building

Circulation Turnover & Areas Out of Room

FY22 Quarterly Reports

1st Quarter

2nd Quarter

FY21 Quarterly Reports

1st Quarter

2nd Quarter

3rd Quarter

4th Quarter

Yearly Budgets