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Fayette County’s Library Board charged with recommending local policies and practices to the Fayette County Board of Commissioners where there is no County or Regional Library System Policy governing that area of service.

 

Among other duties, the Board is also charged with reviewing with all book material selections programs, plans, and policies to ensure that all views of the community are represented in the selection process.

 

The Board also works with the Library Director in the preparation and adoption of written policies relative to the selection process within which the library staff will work.

 

The Library Board is composed of seven volunteers who are appointed to four-year terms by Fayette County’s local jurisdictions. Three members are appointed by the Fayette County Board of Commissioners. The cities of Fayetteville and Peachtree City and the towns of Tyrone and Brooks make one appointment each for the remaining four members. Members of the Library Board are not compensated for their service.

 

The Library Board meets approximately four times a year, and the meetings are typically held on the third Tuesday during the months of January, April, June and October. Meetings begin at 4 p.m. and are held at the Fayette County Public Library, 1821 Heritage Park Way in Fayetteville.

 

There is one vacancy available on the Library Board to fill an unexpired position. The unexpired position is available immediately and will expire Dec. 31, 2016. Interested Fayette County residents are encouraged to apply.

 

Applications for the open position can be obtained by contacting Floyd Jones at 770-305-5102 or at fjones@fayettecountyga.gov.

 

All applications must be returned to Floyd Jones at 140 Stonewall Avenue West, Suite 100, in Fayetteville by 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, for consideration.