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West Florida Public Libraries Seeks Volunteer for Board of Governance

Published Dec 5, 2023

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking county residents interested in volunteering to be considered for an appointment to the West Florida Public Library Board of Governance

The duties of the board include establishing policy, overseeing the management of Escambia County library services and making recommendations to the BCC regarding the annual budget according to the purposes and authority set forth in resolutions, inter-local and other agreements, and state and federal laws. The board will also establish an annual plan of service and the long-range strategic planning of library services.

West Florida Public Libraries provides service to all of Escambia County. Board meetings are typically held on the fourth Monday of the month from 4-6:30 p.m.

Residents interested in serving on the board are asked to submit a resume and letter indicating their desire to serve by 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 5, 2024. Resumes should be submitted to Todd J. Humble, Director, West Florida Public Libraries, 239 N. Spring St., Pensacola, FL, 32502; or by email to

Please be aware that resumes submitted will become part of the official minutes and are subject to public records requests.

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West Florida Public Libraries is a network of seven libraries in Escambia County, FL. This network of libraries acts as the community’s independent learning center for residents of all ages who live in the county. The libraries' free programming and resources support school readiness, lifelong learning, research and development and help improve quality of life for local residents.

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