The Mentor Board of Education is seeking applicants for a vacancy on the Mentor Public Library Board of Trustees.

This trustee position would fill the remainder of a term that has opened due to resignation. Library trustee terms are six years in length and this term expires Dec. 31, 2025. The new trustee would begin immediately upon appointment. In Ohio, local boards of education have appointing authority for public library trustees. Applicants should submit a letter of interest to the board including the following information:

  • Place of residence
  • Length of time residing at current address
  • Reason for interest in serving on the library board
  • Community involvement and service experience
  • Names and contact information for up to three individuals who may serve as references

The deadline for applications is Aug. 25, 2023. Applications will be reviewed by two school board members, one library trustee, the superintendent, and chief financial officer of Mentor Public Schools. This committee will recommend one individual to the board of education for appointment. The board will appoint a trustee no later than Sept. 10, 2023.

Applications should be sent to the Mentor Board of Education, attn. Bill Wade, 6451 Center Street, Mentor, Ohio 44060 or via email at More information can be obtained by calling the Chief Financial Officer’s Office at (440) 974-5230.