Library Advisory Board

Meetings

  • 1:30 pm ET, on the second Tuesday in January, February, March, April, May, September and October.
  • Open to the public.
  • Location: Starkey Ranch Theatre Library Cultural Center, 12118 Lake Blanche Dr., Odessa, FL 33556

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Members

The Library Advisory Board (LAB) is composed of nine members who are registered voters. Members of the LAB are appointed as follows:

  • 1 member appointed by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Dade City
  • 1 member appointed by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Zephyrhills
  • 1 member appointed by the Mayor and City Council of the City of New Port Richey
  • 1 member (at-large) appointed by the Libraries Director
  • 5 members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners (each commissioner will appointment one member)

Membership Terms

Terms for members of the LAB appointed by the Board of County Commissioners shall run for the same duration as the commissioner who makes the appointment. Terms for members appointed by a municipality and the at-large member shall serve for three years.

Purpose

The Library Advisory Board (LAB) was established by the Board of County Commissioners to develop and implement sound programs for the County’s library system through mutual cooperation with state, county, and city governments and agencies. They also coordinate efforts with non-governmental organizations interested in library facilities and services. The LAB advises and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on policy matters regarding the county library system.