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Public Library Board


Ga. Code Sections 20-5-40 through 20-5-44; Motions/Resolutions of the Board of Commissioners as follows: 12/17/68, 5-13-69 and 6-23-70. Cobb County Code Chapter 3-17.


Consisting of nine (9) members appointed by the BOC this Board serves in an advisory capacity to BOC on items of interest and importance relating to the public libraries of Cobb County. For full duties of this Board see O.C.G.A. Sections 20-5-40 through 20-5-44. Appointments are for three (3) year terms. Members receive no compensation.

Board Members

Member Name Appointment Term
Peggy Pool  Commissioner Birrell 12/31/2022
Rachel Gray Commissioner Sheffield 12/31/2023
Abby Shiffman, Chair  Commissioner Richardson 12/31/2023
James Coleman Chairwoman Cupid 12/31/2024
Peggy Holbrook  Commissioner Gambrill 12/31/2024
Martina Goscha Commissioner Birrell 12/31/2026
Jon Jordan Commissioner Richardson 12/31/2024
Anthony Le Commissioner Gambrill 12/31/2023
Ollye Davis Commissioner Sheffield 12/31/2023


Helen Poyer, Cobb County Public Library Director