Thorold Public Library Board

About the Library Board

The Thorold Public Library Board operates under the authority of the Ontario Public Libraries Act (R.S.O. 1990, chapter P.44). It is responsible for making policies for the operation of the Library; for obtaining adequate funding for Library materials, services and programs; and for promoting the Library in the community. Six (6) Library Board members are appointed by Thorold City Council for a 4-year term, concurrent with the term of the appointing City Council.

Our Library Board (2023-2027)

Larry Cohen

Dodi Colquhoun

Jean D’Amelio-Swyer

Len Ferry

Andrew Foster

Jane Litman

Fred Neale

Linda Prytula

Ken Sentance

James Symons

Dean Taylor

Tony Vandermaas, Chair

Elizabeth Yates

Thorold Public Library Board Accomplishments 2018-2022

Thorold Public Library Board Accomplishments 2018-2022

Strategic Plan 2022-2024

Strategic Plan 2022-2024

Meeting Dates

Library Board regular meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month. Board meetings are open to the public.


14 Ormond Street North

Thorold, ON L2V 1Y8




The minutes will be posted as approved.

April 2023

Board Contact

Contact with the Board may be made through the Chief Librarian’s office. The Chief Librarian serves as Secretary/Treasurer of the Board and is responsible for Library operations. Members of the public wishing to make a verbal or written delegation to the Library Board should contact the Board Secretary/Treasurer in writing seven (7) days in advance of the meeting. Board meeting agendas are developed by the Chair working with the Secretary.

Joanne DeQuadros
Chief Librarian
14 Ormond Street North
Thorold, ON
L2V 1Y8
Feasibility Study

The Thorold Public Library Feasibility Study was submitted to the Thorold Public Library Board on March 12, 2020 by TCI Management Consultants.  Find a copy of the study here.