Applicants sought for Marengo library board spot

MARENGO – There is one open position available on the Marengo-Union Library District's Board of Trustees.

The person appointed to this open position will be selected by the present board and will serve until the next trustee election in April 2015.

Library trustees serve in a voluntary capacity and must live within the library district's boundaries. Major board responsibilities include setting overall policy, long-term planning, and approving the annual budget.

If interested, applicants should write a letter to the board expressing interest, qualifications and reasons for applying. The letter may be dropped off at the library or mailed to 200 S. State St., Marengo, IL 60152.

The deadline is May 15. The board will interview selected candidates at the May 30 board meeting.

For information, call Library Director Mary Hanson at 815-568-8236.