Library Board

The Fairfield Public Library Board of Trustees has nine members who are charged under New Jersey State law with overseeing the operation of the library. The current board is composed of 7 Fairfield residents who are appointed by the Mayor. The Mayor and the Board of Education are permanent members of the Board, they may appoint alternates to serve in their place.

2021 Board of Trustees:

Antonia La Forgia, President
Helen Metallo, Vice President
Michael Castiglione, Treasurer
Darlene Gesell, Secretary
Jason Kirk, Board Member
Christopher Parillo, Board Member Geremia Helou, Board Member
Lisa MacIntosh, Board of Education Representative
James Gasparini, Mayor

Board Meeting Dates

Monthly meetings will be held at 7:00 pm in the Library’s Multi-Purpose room. Due to the current indoor meeting restrictions under EO 121 and state health guidelines, meetings are held via Zoom.

2021 Meeting Dates:

January 6
January 27
February 17
March 17
April 21
May 17
June 16
July 21
August (no meeting)
September 8
October 20
November (no meeting)
December 1
January 5, 2022

Library Staff

Maria Manigbas, MLS: Library Director
Jaimie O'Donnell: MLIS: Librarian
Frank Arcuri: Senior Library Assistant
Malti Patel: Senior Library Assistant
Christina Hammer: Library Assistant
Taylor Goggins: Library Assistant
Desiree Jannicelli: Bookkeeper

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