Library Board

Vacant (Chair)


Mr. William Yates (Vice-Chair)

1st Term Ending 06/30/2020 (Council)


Ms. Emily Altman

1st Term Ending 07/22/2023 (Council)


Ms. Barbara Burton

1st Term Ending 06/30/2020 (Council)


Ms. Tanya Francis

1st Term Ending 06/30/2020 (Council)

Mr. David J. Lydiard

2nd Term Ending 06/30/2020 (Council)


Ms. Christine Peterson

1st Term Ending 07/22/2023 (Council)


Ms. Daisy Weaver

2nd Term Ending 06/30/2020 (Council)


Ms. Janet Woody

1st Term Ending 07/22/2023 (Council)


Mr. Scott Firestine

Director, Richmond Public Library

Library Partners Contacts

Ms. Ruth DeBoer, Chair
Friends of the Richmond Public Library, Main Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Cell: 804-385-7121
Email: redeboer5606@gmail.com (send email)

Ms. Karin Hansen, Executive Director
Richmond Public Library Foundation Main Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Office: 804-646-5511
Fax: 804-646-7685
Email: karin.hansen@richmondgov.com (send email)

Richmond Public Library Contacts

Mr. Scott Firestine, Director
Main Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Office: 804-646-4550
Fax: 804-646-7685
Email: scott.firestine@richmondgov.com (send email)

Mr. Clayton Dishon, Deputy Director
Main Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Office: 804-646-2548
Fax: 804-646-7685
Email: clay.dishon@richmondgov.com (send email)

Ms. Gianna Pack, Executive Assistant
Main Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
Office: 804-646-2547
Fax: 804-646-7685
Email: gianna.pack@richmondgov.com (send email)

Correspondence to Board Members should be addressed to the Main Library, 101 E. Franklin Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219 or call (804) 646-2547.