Brainerd Public Library Board

Regular Meetings

  • 6 p.m.
  • 4th Wednesday of every month
  • Brainerd Public Library small conference room
  • Finance Committee meets at 5:15 p.m.


  • Loyal Hyatt
  • Sheila DeChantal
  • John Mattson
  • VACANT (expires 12/31/2021)
  • Susan Hardy
  • Lynda Hummel
  • Chris Grossman
  • Brenda DeWitt
  • Alderman Dave Pritschet (Council Liaison)
  • KRLS Rep:  Mary Koep



Recommended by Mayor, Approved by Council


To represent the interests of the people of the City of Brainerd in providing library services.

Committee Membership

The Board is comprised of nine members with one member being appointed as representative to the Kitchigami Regional Library Board.  One Council Liaison.

Qualifications to Serve

  • Per State Statute, member must a resident of the City of the City  based on the Board being part of a regional public library system.
  • Citizens interested in providing quality library services for the residents of the City of Brainerd.
  • Have a library card.

Length of Term

6 years, 3 Term limit



More Information

View the library page.