Library Board


  • 5 p.m.
  • 1st Thursday of every month


  • Board appointed Director
  • City ex officio position-Mayor or City Administrator


The term for the library board is four years with a two term limit.

Board Goals

The Mayor with approval of the Board of Commissioners shall appoint seven members to the board of directors of the Iola Library. The Mayor shall serve as an ex-officio member of the board, with the same powers as appointed members. The board of directors shall make such regulations regarding the library, the use thereof, the use and return of books and other property belonging to the library, or in the charge of, or in the custody of the library, and the conduct of persons therein, and all such rules and regulations shall be obeyed by those using or being in or about the library.