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

Library board trustees are appointed to terms for seven years, with this particular term scheduled to begin January 1, 2022. The term would end December 31, 2028. 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 November 12, 2021. Applications will be reviewed by two school board members, two library trustees, 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 December 31, 2021.

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 is available on the district’s website at or can be obtained by calling the Chief Financial Officer’s Office at (440) 974-5230.