Friends of the Coronado Public Library Seeks new Board Members

FOL Friends of Library logo blueThe Friends of the Coronado Public Library has several openings on its Board of Trustees, and is seeking interested community members to fill the vacancies.

The Friends of the Coronado Public Library (FOL) is a group of volunteers dedicated to supporting and expanding the services and programs of the Library through fundraising, volunteer support and outreach. Our mission is to promote the library as an education and cultural center that provides learning opportunities for our community.

The FOL is also committed to supporting the goals of the library and the Coronado community by sponsoring programs that nurture a love of reading. The FOL, formed in 1970, is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation.

Board of Trustee members attend and participate in board, special and committee meetings; understand and promote the mission of the FOL; are familiar with the FOL’s programs, policies and operations; attend and participate in fundraising activities and special events; and generally serve a minimum of six to ten hours per month performing Board of Trustee duties.

Interested parties are invited to submit an application that highlights their areas of interest, experience and expertise. Desired knowledge and skills include but are not limited to: membership, fund development, advocacy, public education and outreach, finance and accounting, publicity and social marketing, event planning, and retail operations.

Trustees must be a member of the FOL in good standing. The term of office is three years. For application and additional information please contact: Marsi A. Steirer, FOL President, msteirer@sciti.com. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2019.

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Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: manager@coronadotimes.com