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Somerville Public Library Board of Trustees Seeks Three Members

Open Positions: Three
Term: Three years

The Somerville Public Library Board of Trustees seeks three new members, and all Somerville residents are invited to apply. Boards and commissions offer an opportunity for residents with a range of experience, skills, expertise, and perspectives to share their talents and insights with their community.

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the Somerville Public Library. The Board works with the Library Director to oversee the operating and administrative policies for the Library. The Trustees also support the libraries through long-range strategic planning, advocacy, public relations, and outreach efforts.

The Board of Trustees typically meets the second Wednesday of each month from 6 to 8 p.m. Trustees serve three-year terms in a volunteer capacity. Trustees are appointed by the Mayor. 

Applications are due Friday, April 15. Interested candidates should submit a statement of interest to Cathy Piantigini, Director of Libraries, at or by mail to 79 Highland Avenue, Somerville, MA 02143. Please email Cathy or call her at 617-623-5000 ext. 2910 with questions.


The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request.

Persons with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication (i.e., CART, ASL), written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access the programs, activities, and meetings of the City of Somerville should please contact Adrienne Pomeroy at 617-625-6600 x 2059 or

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