The Tuscarawas County Public Library announces that it has an immediate vacancy on its Board of Trustees due to the expired term of its Sugarcreek representative.
This vacancy is one of three Board positions (out of seven) appointed by the Court of Common Pleas. Applicants for this board position must be residents of the Tuscarawas County Public Library District in Tuscarawas County and live in Sugarcreek or within the Garaway school district. Based upon the Ohio Revised Code, trustees of County Library Boards serve seven-year terms; the term for this board position will expire on December 31, 2029.
The Tuscarawas County Public Library consists of mobile services and five facilities located in New Philadelphia, Bolivar, Strasburg, Sugarcreek, and Tuscarawas. The Board of Trustees currently includes representatives from each of these communities.
The Board meets on the third Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Main library in New Philadelphia. Applicants are asked to forward a letter of interest and completed Board of Trustees application to Board President Mary Burns, in care of the Tuscarawas County Public Library, 121 Fair Avenue NW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663. Individuals will find information about the board vacancy, including the trustee application and description of the role, at the library’s website at www.tusclibrary.org. Anyone with additional questions is encouraged to contact the Library’s Director, Michelle McMorrow Ramsell, at 330-364-4474 ext. 237.