MANATEE COUNTY, FL (November 22, 2021) – Manatee County is accepting applications for two seats on the Library Advisory Board. The Manatee County Public Library Board is responsible for creating and recommending policies for the operation of the Library System to the Board of County Commissioners.
The openings are as follows: 

  1. A representative for Manatee County At-Large. An applicant must be a resident of Manatee County to be appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. 
  2. A representative for Unincorporated Manatee County. An applicant must be a resident of Unincorporated Manatee County to be appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.

Each member is appointed for a term of four years. The advisory board meets on the third Thursday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Downtown Central Library, 1301 Barcarrota Blvd. W., Bradenton.
Each applicant must submit an online application by December 16, 2021, at  https://www.mymanatee.org/government/advisory_boards/apply_for_an_advisory_board/advisory_board_application_form.
Please note that all information provided within applications will be made public. All applicants must complete the online application, even if they have applied previously since the application has been updated.
For more information, contact Lorrie See, Administrative Services Coordinator, at (941) 748-5555 ext. 6303, or email her at Lorrie.See@mymanatee.org.

About the Manatee County Public Library System:
Both a Florida Library Association Library of Year and two-time Library Innovation winner, the Manatee County Public Library System supports the County’s growing community and visitors through a wide range of educational and technological resources and programs at seven facilities: Downtown Bradenton, the east county region, the south county area, Holmes Beach, Palmetto, Ellenton and the LITtle Discovery Center (Downtown Bradenton, for ages 0 to 5).  Additionally, the Library will be breaking ground on a new location at the Premier Campus in Lakewood Ranch. This past year, customers made use of the libraries’ resources over 4.5 million times, a record high. For more information, call Downtown Library at (941) 748-5555, or visit mymanatee.org/library  and follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. For more information on Manatee County Government, visit manatee.org or call (941) 748-4501. You can also follow them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/manatee.county.fl and on Twitter @ManateeGov.

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