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

September 21, 2022

October 19, 2022

November 16, 2022

Annual Meeting January 25, 2023


Board Members


Glen Pareira - 2023

Melissa Kline - 2023

Christina Lawrence - 2023

Kelly Linehan - 2023

Lynne Fisher Kemp - 2023

Amy Richardson - 2024

Jessica Jakobe - 2024

Mike Beccaria - 2024

Cheryl Joyce - 2024

David Staszak - 2024

Tiffany Van Etten - 2025

Angela Bates - 2025

Beryl Szwed - 2025

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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, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day