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News Release

RELEASE DATE: November 4, 2013

Contact: Pam Kiesner
Bellingham Public Library
(360) 778-7221

Library Board of Trustees Vacancy

The Bellingham Public Library Board of Trustees seeks candidates to fill an upcoming vacancy on the board beginning in January, 2014 for a 5-year term. The Library Board is the governing and policy-making board for the Bellingham Public Library; positions are voluntary. Citizens are encouraged to apply who meet the qualifications, have a passion for the Bellingham Public Library, can articulate the library’s vision, and who are familiar with our community. In order to be considered, candidates must be a United States citizen, resident of Washington State for at least the last three years, and be a resident of Bellingham for the last two years.

Information to help you learn more about the library’s strategic directions and the Library Board include:

  1. Bellingham Public Library Strategic Plan
  2. Library Board of Trustees Bylaws
  3. Library Board of Trustees Job Description
  4. Library Board of Trustees Code of Ethics

Completed applications should be returned to the Mayor’s Office. Applications will be reviewed by the Library Trustees and finalists will be sent to the Mayor who will recommend a candidate for City Council approval. Applications will be reviewed as they are received through November 18. If you have questions, please contact Library Director Pam Kiesner, or 778-7221.


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