The Aurora Free Library is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees, the Preservation Committee, and the Morgan Opera House Committee.

Library Board of Trustees


Susan Deacon, President ()
Ellen Baker Wikstrom, Vice President
Natalie Kimbrough, Secretary
Thea Miller, Treasurer


Susan Dean
David Eckhardt
Dennis Looney

Meeting Schedule

Typically held on the third Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. Currently, meetings are being held in person at the Library and are broadcast live on Zoom. Please email for the link to the Zoom meeting.

May 19, 2022 – Cancelled
June 16, 2022 – Cancelled
July 14, 2022 – New Date
August 18, 2022
September 15, 2022
October 20, 2022
November 17, 2022
December 15, 2022
January 19, 2023
February 16, 2023

June Meeting Notes

The July Board meeting will be held on July 14 at 5:30 PM at the library and will also be broadcast via Zoom. All are welcome to attend. For the meeting log-in, please send your email to

July Meeting Materials

» Meeting Agenda
» April Board Meeting Minutes (Draft)
» AFL Long Range Service Plan (Draft)
» AFL Goals (Draft)

2022 Operating Budget

2022 Operating Budget can be viewed here »

Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes can be viewed here »

Trustee Training

Trustee Continuing Education Requirements »

Preservation Committee

Preservation Committee Members

Brian Brown, Chair
Jim Burkett, Treasurer

David Eckhardt
Jodi Gunderson
Steve Moolin
Ellen Baker Wikstrom

Meeting Schedule


Meeting Minutes


Morgan Opera House Committee

Committee Members

Joanne Baum
G. Alan Clugston
Pat Foser
Donna Goddard
Scott Heinekamp
Chris MacCormick
Ann Mathieson, Treasurer
Grace Mattingly
Mary Ellen Ormiston, Secretary
Lars Peterson
Rebecca Ruggles
Ellen Baker Wikstrom, Chair

Meeting Schedule


Meeting Minutes