When public library service is established, except in any city of the first class operating under a home rule charter, the mayor of the city with the approval of the council for a city library or the board of commissioners for a county library , shall appoint a board of five, seven or nine members from among the residents of the city or county.
— Minnesota State Statues, 134.09
The Van Horn Public Library has a Board of Trustees that serve for three year terms. They are able to serve for three consecutive terms, or a total of nine years. The Board typically meets on the 2nd Monday of even numbered months at 7pm at the library. These meetings are open to the public.
Our board members are:
|Tonya Burns||At Large||1st||12/31/2022|
|Megan Garrity-Park||At Large||1st||12/31/2022|
|Kari Hoffarth||At Large||1st||12/31/2022|
|Jackie LaRue||At Large||1st||12/31/2020|
|Dan Swintek||At Large||1st||12/31/2018|
|David Friese||City Council Liason||12/31/2020|