Perth East Public Library Board

Library Board Meetings are temporarily being done virtually via Zoom during COVID.

Next Library Board Meeting:
Tuesday, November 9th at 7:30

Library Board meetings are held at 7:30pm on the second Tuesday of each month. Due to COVID-19 Regulations has the Board has been meeting via Zoom. 

Members of the public are welcome to attend these meetings. If you are interested in attending or speaking to the board about a particular issue, please register as a delegation with the Library CEO no later than the Thursday prior to the meeting. 

Please contact Kendra Roth, CEO at 519-595-8395 ext. 101 or by email at


Board Members

Hugh McDermid

Chair (2018-2022)

Jerry Smith

Vice-Chair (2018-2022)

Kendra Roth

Chief Executive Officer and Secretary (non-voting)

Lois Baillie

Board Member

Patrick Minor

Board Member

Alexis Richards

Board Member

Laura Hallahan

Board Member

Mark Steffen

Board Member

Board Member Vacancy

The Perth East Public Library Board is currently seeking a volunteer Library Board member. Library Board members are responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and management of library services in the municipality. For more information please visit the Township of Perth East's Committees, Boards and Other Public Appointments web page or

Interested candidates must provide a completed Township of Perth East Application form for Advisory Boards. 

The Library CEO in consultation with the Perth East Public Library Board has developed written policies to assist the board and staff in ensuring the provision of fair, equitable and consistent service to patrons and responsible financial management of the library's resources.

A copy of the PEPL Policy Manual is available upon request by contacting the Library CEO. Alternate formats will be made available upon request.

The library gratefully acknowledges the support of the Perth Community Futures Development Corp and the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario in the development of this policy manual.

Board By-Laws 
Council By-law appointing Library Board 
Board Advocacy Policy 
Board Evaluation Policy
Board Self Evaluation Tool 
Delegations Policy