Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County

Free Call    740-282-9782

Note:  The August meeting is moved to a different date.
PLSJ Board of Trustees will meet for its monthly meeting on Tuesday, August 20 at 4 p.m. at the Main Library.  If you wish to speak during the public comment period, please sign in at the Main Library by Monday, August 19 at noon.
The board is meeting earlier this day for the bid opening of a project, allowing both meetings on the same day.
The Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County meets the second Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. at the Main Library at 407 South Fourth Street, Steubenville.
The library’s board of trustees meets monthly to oversee the operations of the county-wide library system.  Library board meetings are open, allowing public commentary in a respectful manner.  To speak at the board meeting, stop in the Main Library or call 740.282.9782. to register.  You can also write a letter to the board and send it by postage to the Main Library or email it to
 In order to accomplish all business on the agenda and be respectful of everyone’s time, trustees will not be able to engage in dialogue with individual members of the audience and no immediate action will be taken on any public comment issue.
– The library’s public comment session is 30 minutes per meeting.
-Each person has 3 minutes to address the library board.
-A person cannot address the library board for two consecutive months.  For example, if a person speaks at the December board meeting that person cannot address the board members again in January.   The person may address the board in February.
-If a person would like to make a comment at the board meeting, the person must contact the Main Library by noon one day prior to the board’s scheduled meeting.
-The public comment period will be taken after library board members discuss its regular order of business.  
Please remember, public comments or questions are not taken during the board’s regular order of business.
PLSJ Board of Trustees
Gary Hallock, President
Maddalena Repella, Vice President
Tammy Yanssens, Secretary

Paul Brandt
Lorie Sullivan
Jim Morgan