Library Board

Library Board Members

Peggy RichardsonChair


Joel FriddellSecretary 
Kate CollierBoard Member
Cara LynnBoard Member
Jan McKeelBoard Member
Matthew WhiteBoard Member
Lisa ArnwineBuffalo River Region Board Appointee 
Adam SouthernBuffalo River Region Board Appointee


Library Board Meetings

The Maury County Public Library’s Board meets at 5:30pm on the 4th Tuesday of every month inside the MCPL Columbia branch location, unless otherwise specified. 

Future Meeting Dates
January 28th; February 25th; March 24th; April 28th; May 26th; June 23rd; July 28th; August 25th; September 22nd; October 27th; November 24th

Library Board Applications

Maury County Public Library is recruiting new board members to carry out its mission "to serve as Maury County’s cultural epicenter by providing equitable access to information, literature, technology, art, and culture." MCPL is looking for individuals who can represent the diversity of Maury County’s growing community. Board members are responsible for planning and executing key 2020-2021 projects:

  • Building expansion
  • Educational programming for more diverse age groups, cultures, and socio-economic backgrounds
  • Fundraising

Estimated time commitments:

  • Monthly board meetings (1.5 hours per month)
  • Special events: including but not limited to fundraising and planning sessions (2 hours per quarter)
  • Special projects (2 hours per month)

The Maury County Public Library is an essential part of the community. It is important that applicants have time to advocate for the library.

Applications can be found here or at the library. Please include a brief overview of your candidacy and skill sets you would bring to the board. Please return finished applications to the Library.