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Hastings Highlands Public Library Board Accepting Applications To Fill Vacancy (Volunteer Position)

“The Hastings Highlands Public Library strives to inspire lifelong learning, to advance knowledge and to strengthen our community."

The Board fills a governance role for the municipal library system as outlined in The Public Libraries Act; and to ensure that library programs, services and facilities meet the needs of the citizens in the Municipality of Hastings Highlands.

To be on a public library board in Ontario you must be:

  • a Canadian citizen

  • a resident of the Municipality of Hastings Highlands

  • at least 18 years of age

  • not be employed by the Hastings Highlands Public Library or the Municipality of Hastings Highlands

  • not be convicted of an indictable offence

Consideration for the following qualities would be an asset:

  • Firm connections and affiliations with the community

  • Prepared to devote an average of three (3) to six (6) hours per month

  • Conviction that the Hastings Highlands Public Library is uniquely important to the life of the community

  • Ability to approach problems and people with an open mind

  • Ability and eagerness to deal with values, vision and the long-term mission of the library

  • Committed to fiscally responsible management

  • Possess initiative and courage to plan creatively and carry out plans effectively

The Hastings Highlands Public Library Board holds a minimum of seven (7) meetings per year. The Board term is concurrent with the Municipal council term of four years, which ends on November 14, 2022.

Applicants are invited to submit an application no later than Friday, January 22, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. to the attention of: Suzanne Huschilt, Municipal Clerk, Municipality of Hastings Highlands, PO Box 130, 33011 Hwy 62, Maynooth ON, K0L 2S0 or via e-mail to

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