Boyertown Community Library

BoyertownArea Community Library

Berks County Public Libraries

(est.1986) coordinates services offered by the 23 independent participating public libraries in Berks County. By sharing our collections, by consolidating our purchasing, cataloging and processing, and by creating cooperative services like the Storyriders and the Summer Reading Program, the libraries of BCPL are able to give to our communities well-run, dynamic libraries in the most efficient and cost-effective way.

Staff & Trustees

Library Staff

  • Director: Susan Lopez
  • Youth Services Coordinator: Lisa Rand
  • Circulation Manager: Susan Elphick
  • Asst. Circulation Manager: Deb Focht
  • Circulation Clerk: Gretchen Falken
  • Circulation Clerk: Fran Fronheiser
  • Circulation Clerk: Douglas Cartwright
  • Circulation Clerk: Sami Jo Trout
  • Circulation Clerk: Courtney Crump
  • Bookkeeper: Dave Focht

Board of Trustees

  • President: Russ Phillips (Earl)
  • Vice President: Sandy Polen (Colebrookdale)
  • Secretary: Sandy Yarnall (Douglass, Berks)
  • Treasurer: Tina Brown (Earl)
  • Trustee: Charles Fryer (Boyertown)
  • Trustee: Mary Markley (Douglass, Berks)
  • Trustee: Lindsey Riegner (Douglass, Berks)
  • Trustee: Mike Murphy (Boyertown, Berks)

The following are the dates for 2017 Board of Trustee meetings: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14, July 26, September 13, October 11, November 8, December 13.

The public is welcome to attend, however due to the limited capacity of the room it would be appreciated if anyone wishing to attend would notify the Board in advance to ensure seating is available. In addition, during the winter months it is advisable to check with the library the day of the meeting to verify it has not been cancelled due to inclement weather.

Board meeting minutes are available upon request at the Boyertown Community Library.

Library Committees


Tina Brown - Chairperson
Sandy Polen


Sandy Polen - Chairperson
Mike Murphy



Strategy/Capital Campaign

Charles Fryer - Chairperson
Mary Markley

Policy Committee

Sandy Polen - Chairperson
Mary Markley

Technology Committee

Sandy Polen - Chairperson
Michael Murphy