Apply for an Advisory Board

Advisory Board positions are advertised as openings become available. 

To apply for an opening, fill out the online Advisory Board Application form.

If you have questions about the application process please call the Advisory Board liaison for that specific board.

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Current Advisory Board Opportunities

Library Board of Trustees- Three Vacancies

Library Board of Trustees

Applications for the Library Board of Trustees will be accepted until December 6, 2019. All appointments are four-year terms.


The Library Board is responsible for creating and recommending policy for the operation of the Library System to Manatee County Commissioners.

The openings are:

  • A representative of the City of Bradenton, appointed by the City Council of the City of Bradenton.
  • A representative of City of Palmetto, appointed by the City Council of the City of Palmetto.
  • A representative of the Anna Maria Island municipalities. Applicants must be resident of Anna Maria, Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach or the Town of Longboat Key. They are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, after consideration of any recommendations made by the island municipalities.

Please note that all information provided within applications will be made public. All applicants must complete the form, even if they have applied previously since the application has been updated.


The advisory board generally meets on the third Thursday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Downtown Central Library, 1301 Barcarrota Boulevard West, Bradenton.


Lorrie See, Administrative Specialist
(941) 748-5555 ext. 6303