Watertown Library Seeking Candidates to Fill Open Trustee Seat

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The Watertown Free Public Library Board of Trustees is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Library Board. Under the Home Rule charter, the appointment will stand until the next Watertown municipal election, which will be held in November, 2017.

Responsibilities of Library Trustee include the custody and management of the Library and reading rooms and all property of the Town devoted to Library purposes; policy setting and budget development. Meetings are held in the Trustees Room at the Library on a monthly basis (usually the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.), with the possibility of special meetings during the year. Any interested party who is a Watertown resident and registered voter in Watertown should submit a resume and a cover letter explaining why he or she is interested in serving on the Board of Library Trustees.

Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 29 at 5 p.m. Applications will be accepted via email to lcole@watertown-ma.gov or hard copy delivered or mailed (postmarked by April 29) to Leone Cole, Library Director, Watertown Free Public Library, 123 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472. Selected candidates will be required to attend an interview meeting on the evening of Monday, May 16 at the Library.

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