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Posted on: August 29, 2023

[ARCHIVED] City seeks volunteer applicants for Victoria Public Library Advisory Board

In a crowded library, two women, one of them holding a baby, approach a table booth setup.

PHOTO #1: Residents learn about services offered by the Victoria Public Library and other local organizations during the library’s Summer Fun Fest Kickoff in June 2023.

PHOTO #2: Residents use a variety of materials to create art during the Victoria Public Library’s Bad Art Night in June 2023.

The City Council is seeking three residents to serve on the Victoria Public Library Advisory Board.

The board’s quarterly meetings are held at noon on the third Wednesday of February, May, August and November in the Bronte Room of the Victoria Public Library, 302 N. Main St.

Adults and children sit at tables and make art using crayons, pipe cleaners and other supplies.Board members are appointed for three-year terms and may apply for up to two consecutive terms.

To apply, visit www.victoriatx.gov/boards-commissions and fill out the “Application for Appointment” form, or pick up a form at the City Secretary’s Office, located at City Hall, 105 W. Juan Linn St. Completed forms must be returned to the City Secretary’s Office; mailed to P.O. Box 1758, Victoria, TX 77901; faxed to 316-485-3045; or emailed to ahilbrich@victoriatx.gov.

The deadline to apply is Sept. 18. The City Council will review the applications and appoint board members during an upcoming City Council meeting, and the new terms will begin in October. One of the appointments will be for a joint City/County seat that is subject to approval by the Victoria County Commissioners Court.

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