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Renton Library Advisory Board


The next Renton Library Advisory Board meeting will be held:

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. ((Please note date change from 08/20))

Renton City Hall, 7th Floor, Council Conference Room

The purpose of this Board is to serve in an advisory capacity to the City of Renton Mayor and City Council, and to coordinate with, and provide input to, the King County Library Board and local library officials, regarding the scope and quality of library services provide by the King County Library System (KCLS) to the residents of Renton, and to the extent it is requested to do so to represent the city’s interest before the King County Library Board with respect to such services.  

If you would like information on the libraries (construction, etc) please click here.

Members

  • Laurie Beden
  • Lynne King  (Chairperson)
  • Catherine Ploue-Smith
  • Erica Richey (Co-Chair)
  • Suzi Ure

Meeting Minutes

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010 

 

 January 
February 
March
April 
May
June - pending approval
July - Meeting Canceled

 January 
February Retreat 
March 
April 
May - Meeting Canceled
June 
July 
August - Meeting Canceled
September 
October 
November
December

 January 
 February 
 March 
 April - Meeting Canceled
 May 
 June 
 July - Meeting Canceled
 August 
 September 
 October 
 November 
 December - Meeting Canceled

 January 
 February 
 March 
 April 
 May 
 June  
 July 
 September 
 October  
 November 
 December

 September 
 October 
 November 
 December

 

 

Contacting the Board

The Board can be contacted through the Community Services Department at 425-430-6600.

Becoming a Board Member

In order to be eligible to be appointment to the Renton Library Advisory Board, you need to be a Renton citizen. Interested persons can fill out an application, submit it to the Mayor’s office, and go through an interview process with the existing Board. The Board then makes recommendations to the Mayor and City Council, who approve the final appointment. Members serve terms that vary from one-year to five-years. Applications can be taken at any time, but interviews will only be conducted when there is a vacancy on the Board.

For more information or to download an application, visit the Boards, Committees, and Commissions web page.

Municipal Code Governing the Board

The Renton Municipal Code that governs the board can be found online at the MRSC web site


**Downtown Renton Library closed for renovation
The Library over the Cedar River is closed for renovations.  Holds, Choice Reads, DVD's and some PC's will be moved to the Renton Temporary Location:

Renton Temporary Library Now Open:
64 Rainier Avenue South, #A
Renton, WA  98057
((Located across the street from McDonalds, behind Banner Bank, next door to H & R Block))

Hours:
11am - 7pm:     Monday -Thursday
10am - 6pm:     Friday
10am - 5pm:     Saturday
  1pm - 5pm:     Sunday
Outside Book Return available 24/7

For more information:
425.226.6043 = Renton Library
425.277.1831 = Renton Highlands Library
425.226.0522 = Fairwood Temporary Library

 Click Here for most current information on Downtown & Highlands Libraries.



 Call for Art Proposals ~ Renton Library and Renton Highlands Library 

Call for Art Proposals are due by Friday, August 22, 2014 for review by the Committee in September, 2014.

Requirements include:  The entire submittal must be digital (cd or USB Drive) and include:

  • Resume of principal artist and other key assistants or subcontractors including qualifications and previous experience with public art.  
  • Up to five (5) PDF pictures of work completed within the last seven years, numbered and labeled with last name.
  • A written proposal statement describing the concept and materials, and proposed budget. (Rough sketches including scale and location ideas are recommended.)  
  • One reference from one other similar art project.
  • Materials will not be returned. 

Click HERE for more information about the Call For Art Proposal.