As the Portage Public Library celebrates its 96th year of serving the community and promoting literacy for all ages, the library is excited to welcome 1 new member to its Board of Directors.

Primary Responsibilities and Requirements:

Residency of Portage Borough, Portage Township, Cassandra Borough, or an adjoining municipality.

Complete a PA State Police, Child Abuse History, and Fingerprint-based Federal Criminal History

Attend monthly board meetings;

Assist in fundraising activities & actively volunteer for the library as needed;

Advocate for the library within the community;

Develop strategic plans and nurture fiscal responsibility;

Craft and review policies and procedures that comply with PA Public Library Code.

Time commitment approximately 3 to 8 hours per month.

Connect with us:

Prospective candidates can apply by emailing a letter of interest and resume (if available) to the Board of Directors at or by mail to Board of Directors at Portage Public Library, 704 Main Street, Portage, PA 15946. To learn more about the library, please visit

Deadline to apply: November 14, 2023.

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