State of Vermont Board of Libraries


  • Bruce Post, Essex Junction - Chair
  • Deborah Granquist, Weston - Vice Chair
  • Scott Murphy, State Librarian - Secretary
  • Jim Gish, Middlebury
  • John H. Fitzhugh, Berlin
  • Regine "Maxie" Ewins, Shelburne
  • Tom Frank, Milton
  • Lars Torres


Geographic Naming Committee: Murphy, Post
Minimum Standards for Public Libraries Committee: Murphy, Fitzhugh, Granquist
Vision for Vermont Libraries Committee: Murphy

The Board acts in an advisory capacity to the State Librarian as stated in the Establishing Statutes. The Board of Libraries is also responsible for geographic naming duties for the state of Vermont. To assist in this process the Board has created the Geographic Naming Policies. Please see the Named State Highways and Bridges list for recent naming decision. 

Board Meetings

The Board generally meets the second Tuesday of the month on a quarterly basis and when any special meetings are called.

Board of Library meetings are open to the public.

Next Meeting:  October 9, 2018, 10:00-12:00, Regular Meeting of the Board, 60 Washington Street, Barre

Public notice of Board Meetings also can be found listed under Public Meetings on our events calendar.

Prior Meetings




For information on older Board meeting agendas or minutes contact the Vermont Department of Libraries.