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Library Board

The West Nipissing Public Library is under the management and control of the West Nipissing Public Library Board, which is a corporation operating under the authority of the current Public Libraries Act, in accordance with the provisions of that Act and of the Regulations made under the Act, and established under a by-law of the Municipality of West Nipissing.

2022-2026 Library Board

Cathrine Hatton (Chair)

Susie Michaud (Vice-chair)

Amanda Baird

Steven Friedrich

Christine Riberdy

Deborah Rivard

Kaitlynn Nicol (Municipal Council Rep.)

Émélie Bisaillon, Secretary-Treasurer & Library CEO

Board Meetings

The Board regularly meets 10 times per year to discuss Library business. Scheduled upcoming meetings are the following:


  • Thursday, February 9, 2023 

  • Thursday, March 9, 2023 

  • Thursday, April 13, 2023 

  • Thursday, May 11, 2023 

  • Thursday, June 8, 2023 

  • Thursday, September 14, 2023 

  • Thursday, October 12, 2023 

  • Thursday, November 9, 2023 

  • Thursday, December 14, 2023 

Library Policies

The following is a select list of Library policies. For more information about the governance of the Library, please contact Émélie Bisaillon at 705-753-2620 or email

*this is for Library Board members only and is password protected

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