Viking Library System Governing Board meetings are held on the third Tuesday at 6:00 pm during the months of January, March, May, July, September, and November.  

Viking Library System Executive Committee meetings are held on the third Tuesday at 5:15 pm during the months of February, April, June, August, October, and December.

In response to COVID-19 and in accordance with the state of emergency and Minnesota Statute Chapter 13D.021, some or all members of Governing Board and VLS staff will participate in Governing Board and Executive Committee meetings by telephone or other electronic means rather than by being personally present at the regular meeting location (VLS Headquarters offices, 115 W. Fir Avenue, Fergus Falls, MN). Members of the public may call 218-739-5286 or email to receive the Zoom meeting link and/or phone in information to attend the meetings. Members of the public may also join the meetings in person at 1915 Fir Ave. W. 

Current Board Members

Executive Committee

Wayne Runningen, Chair: Pelican Rapids Public Library

Cris Oehler, Vice-Chair: Fergus Falls Service Area

Nancy Olson, Treasurer: Fergus Falls Public Library

Nan Haggerty, Member-at-Large: Pope County

Marcia Nelson, Member-at-Large: Perham Area Public Library

Becky Albright: Douglas County Service Area

Tessa Ducher: Douglas County Library

Nicole Kjesbo: Thorson Memorial Library (Elbow Lake)

Kristin Lamberty: Morris Public Library

Charlie Meyer: Douglas County

Betty Murphy: Otter Tail County

Karen Nelson: Browns Valley Public Library

Jo Rudnitski: New York Mills Public Library

Kayla Schmidt: Traverse County

Doyle Sperr: Grant County

Neil Wiese: Stevens County

Representatives from Glenwood Public Library, Hancock Community Library, Wheaton Community Library

Viking Library System Governing Board

Phone | 218.739.5286

Fax | 218.739.5287

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1915 Fir Avenue West | Fergus Falls, Minnesota 56537 | USA

Open Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm | Closed holidays