Board of Trustees

Trustees serve a five year term and are elected at the December Annual Meeting by the residents of Palisades, NY. The Board meets at least 6 times a year at the library at 7:30 pm on the second Thursday of the month. 

Marjorie Galen, President, 2024

Margaret Cook, Vice President, 2021
Andrew Goffe, Treasurer, 2025
Paul Ricobbono, Secretary, 2024

Sarah Buterbaugh, 2022

Marty Nealon, 2025

Kathryn Shattuck, 2021

Mission Statement

The Palisades Free Library enjoys a unique relationship with the hamlet of Palisades as a vibrant cultural landmark. The library’s mission is to promote, support and sustain this relationship through its work as a public resource for education, information, and enlightenment. It will continue to promote intellectual freedom and public discourse, as it adapts to the changing cultural and intellectual needs of its citizens. The Palisades Free Library endeavors to fulfill its mission through responsible governance, ensuring a consistent and durable future for itself and for the residents of Palisades.


Meeting Minutes

April 2021
February 2021 
December 2020 (Annual Meeting)
October 2020
September 2020
June 24, 2020 (Special Meeting)
June 2020
April 2020
April 16, 2020 (Special Meeting)
February 2020
Annual Meeting December 2019
December 2019 (Special Meeting)
October 2019 (Special Meeting)
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
April 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
October 2018
September 2018
June 2018
April 2018
February 2018
December 2017
October 2017
September 2017
June 2017
April 2017
February 2017
December 2016
2021 Adopted Budget

Long Range  Plan - Adopted 2019
Long Range Plan Back Up Materials

Annual Report to the Community
2020 Statistics
2019 Statistics
2018 Statistics
2017 Statistics
2016 Statistics

Annual Report to New York State