Library Board

Board of Trustees: Members and Minutes


Meeting Schedule


Meetings are scheduled to begin at 5:15 PM (with the exception of the Annual Meeting that begins at 4:30 PM)

All Board of Trustee meetings are open to the public and will take place at the library (unless considerations warrant meeting remotely)

Annual Meeting January 25, 2023

March 8, 2023

May 10, 2023

June 14, 2023

September 13, 2023

October 11, 2023

November 8, 2023


Board Members


Mike Beccaria - 2024

Jessica Jakobe - 2024

Cheryl Joyce - 2024

Amy Richardson - 2024

David Staszak - 2024

Angela Bates - 2025

Beryl Szwed - 2025

Tiffany Van Etten - 2025

Wendy Austin - 2026

Mackenzie Davison - 2026

Christina Lawrence - 2026

Aurora Wheeler Pfaff - 2026

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Are you interested in joining the Library Board?

The Library is always seeking prospective candidates to fill seats on the board!

The SLFL Board of Trustees is made up of between 9 and 17 community members who serve 3 year terms.

The libraries needs in expertise include but are not limited to:

  • nonprofit management
  • fundraising
  • people with special needs
  • communications/marketing/PR
  • construction/contracting/architecture
  • finance/accounting
  • governance/strategic planning
  • human resources

If you are interested in learning more about serving as a Trustee, we would love to hear from you!

Please contact Library Director Jake Widrick at or (518) 891-4190.



Address: Saranac Lake Free Library
109 Main Street
Saranac Lake, NY 12983

Phone: (518) 891-4190


Hours of Service

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Saturday

10:30am -5:30pm


We are closed for the following holidays:

New Year's Day, MLK Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day Weekend, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day Weekend, Indigenous Peoples Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day