Napa County Library Commission


1st Thursday of every other month at 5 p.m.

View the 2023 Meeting Schedule (PDF)

The meeting location and agenda are published 3 days prior to the meeting and are available in each of the Napa County Library locations.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

There is a vacancy for a Library Commission Member representing the City of Napa. Click the link below for more information and to apply:

City of Napa Library Commission Member Information

Recruitment for the Student Representative to the Library Commission is open through October 27, 2023. Click the link below for more information and to apply:

Student Representative Application


  • Aisha Nasir
    City of American Canyon
  • Stephanie J. Allan, Chair
    City of Calistoga
  • Molly Adams
    City of Napa
  • Vacant
    City of Napa
  • Caroline Haythornthwaite
    County of Napa
  • Halley Lauer
    County of Napa
  • Simone Katz-O’Neill
    County of Napa
  • Myrna David
    Town of Yountville
  • Lily Andrews
    Student Representative


The Napa County Library is governed by state law and functions under the authority of the County Board of Supervisors. An eight-member Library Commission serves as the Library's policy advisory board. The commission consists of eight members, three appointed by the County Board of Supervisors, two appointed by the Napa City Council, one appointed by the American Canyon City Council, one appointed by the Calistoga City Council and one appointed by the Yountville Town Council.

View the Library Commission Bylaws (PDF).

Commission Quick Facts

  • Number of Members: 8
  • Length of Term: 3 years
  • Special Experience Required: None
  • Meeting Location: Usually Napa Main Library (meets once a year in American Canyon, Calistoga and Yountville)
  • Liaison Department and contact: Napa County Library, Administrative Secretary

Library Funding

The Napa County Library is a Special District with approximate levels of funding from:

  • County and Cities: 5%
  • Federal Programs: 0%
  • Fines, Fees, Gifts: 6%
  • Other: 4%
  • Property taxes: 78%
  • State Programs: 7%