Brighton Memorial Library Board of Trustees

**UPDATE 10/29/21

Brighton Memorial Library Announces

New Board of Trustees Opening


The Brighton Town Board is seeking applicants interested in serving as a volunteer member of the Brighton Memorial Library Board of Trustees. The Library Board's responsibilities include setting policy, securing adequate funding, and advocating for the library. The Library Board is comprised of five members who are appointed by the Town Board to serve five-year terms.


Applicants must be Town of Brighton residents and available for meetings on the third Monday of the month at 4:30 PM either in person or via Zoom. Those interested in being interviewed for membership should submit a letter of interest and resume by Monday, November 15, 2021, to Assistant to the Town Supervisor Bridget Monroe, Town of Brighton, 2300 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618, or

Executive Library Director:                  Jennifer Ries-Taggart

Board President:                                  Ruth Scott
Board Vice-President:                          Harriet Seigel

Board Members:                                  Michael Burger

                                                             Surendar Jeyadev
                                                             Joan Swanekamp

Schedule of 2021 Meetings 

(Third Mondays at 4:30 PM, unless otherwise noted)

January 18, 2021

February 15, 2021

March 15, 2021

April 19, 2021

May 17, 2021

June 21, 2021

July 19, 2021

August 2021—to be determined*

September 20, 2021

October 18, 2021

November 15, 2021

December 20, 2021

The regular meetings of the Brighton Memorial Library Board of Trustees are held in the
Library Founders’ Conference Room.

*August meeting: Approval of bills and finances only


Approved Board Meeting Minutes: