Library Commission

Regular Meeting

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 1st Tuesday of the month
  • Los Altos Library, 13, S. San Antonio, Los Altos

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas and Minutes are available here.


Council Liaison: Lisa Schmidt

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Los Altos Hills

  • Christine Fawcett
     Term Expires: January 2027
  • Sharvari Dixit
     Term Expires: August 2025

Los Altos

  • Ibrahim Bashir (Chair)
     Term Expires: September 2021
  • Mukesh Agarwal
     Term Expires: September 2019
  • Richard Liu
     Term Expires: September 2021
  • John Dixon
     Term Expires: September 2021
  • Cindy Hill
     Term Expires: September 2019

Los Altos Staff Liaison: Jaime Chew

Commission Overview

The Library Commission shall act in a advisory capacity to the Councils of Los Altos and Los Altos Hills in all matters pertaining to the City libraries, shall cooperate with other governmental agencies and civic groups in the promotion of adequate and efficient library service to the community with prior approval of and at the direction of the City Council, shall make budget recommendations to the Councils with regard to the libraries and shall submit an annual report to both Councils.

The Library Commission is an advisory body charged with the responsibility of being a liaison group between the City Councils of the Town of Los Altos Hills and Los Altos. The Library Commission is also advisory to the Santa Clara County Joint Powers Authority Citizens Advisory Commission and advises the administrative staff of the County Library.

There are two libraries located in Los Altos; the Los Altos Library and the Woodland Branch. In addition, there are bookmobiles that serve the Town of Los Altos Hills. Please consult the Town’s Community calendar for the latest schedule.

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