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Library Board Youth Vacancy

The City of Kirkland is seeking applicants to fill one youth-specific position on the Library Board.  The appointment is for a two-year term beginning April 1, 2019 and ending March 31, 2021. This position is currently filled by and incumbent who does intend to apply for reappointment. The appointment will be made by the City Council. Applicants must have attained the grade level of Sophomore or Junior by September of the year of appointment, be under the age of eighteen, and reside within the Kirkland city limits.  

The Kirkland Library Board was established in 1951.  The purpose of the board is to serve as an advisory body to the Kirkland City Council and the Kirkland City Manager and shall also serve as liaison to the King County rural library district and its designated librarian regarding library service issues and community interest.  The Library Board meets the second Wednesday of every other month at 6:00 p.m.

Questions regarding the Library Board may be addressed to Kathi Anderson, City Clerk, at
(425) 587-3197 or kanderson@kirklandwa.gov. Applications may be obtained by calling (425) 587-3190 or at the application link below.

The City Council adopted a Code of Conduct which all Board and Commission members are asked to sign. 

Library Board youth applications must be submitted to the City Clerk,Kirkland City Hall, 123 5th Ave., Kirkland WA 98033 or kanderson@kirklandwa.gov prior to 4:00 p.m. Thursday, February 21, 2019.

Interviews are scheduled for the evening of Thursday, March 21,2019 at Kirkland City Hall. If you are selected for an interview, you must be available on this evening; interview times will begin at 5:30 p.m.