Richmond Hill Public Library Board Chair Greg Beros stands in front of the entrance of Oak Ridges Library

28 October 2019

Oak Ridges Councillor Greg Beros Appointed Richmond Hill Public Library Board Chair

RICHMOND HILL, ON – Richmond Hill Public Library has announced that Oak Ridges Councillor Greg Beros has been appointed Board Chair of the Richmond Hill Public Library Board.

Councillor Beros was selected by his peers on the Library Board to serve in the vacant Board Chair position at the most recent Library Board meeting, held on Oct. 15, 2019.

The lifelong Oak Ridges resident has served as a trustee on the Library Board for 14 years; Councillor Beros sat on the Library Board from 2006 to 2018, and returned to serve his fourth term in May 2019.

Councillor Beros said, “Having served on the Library Board for four terms, I have come to appreciate the cultural investment that’s made in Richmond Hill. I am both pleased and honoured to be able to serve in this capacity. I want to thank the Library Board members for entrusting me with this responsibility as we open the new Oak Ridges Library.”

"As the new Chair of the Library Board, I am fully committed to expanding frontline services, including adding Sunday service at the new Oak Ridges branch,” concluded Councillor Beros.

About Richmond Hill Public Library:

Richmond Hill Public Library has served its local community for more than 165 years. The Library has over 72,000 card holders, and sees 1 million annual in-person visits and 2.2 million digital visits to its physical and virtual spaces. It serves a population of more than 200,000 Richmond Hill residents through its four locations: Central Library, Oak Ridges Library, Richmond Green Library and Richvale Library.

To get the most current updates on what's happening at the Library, please visit

- 30 -

For more information, please contact:

Brock Smith
Manager, Communications
Richmond Hill Public Library
(905) 884-9288 ext. 5082