Library Board

The City of Tavares Library Board meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. in the Library Conference room at the Tavares Public Library, 314 N. New Hampshire Avenue, Tavares 32778.

The City of Tavares Public Library Advisory Board was created to govern, regulate and encourage organized activities of the library system operated by the City.  The Library Board consists of 7 members with 2 year terms.  5 members must be residents of the City of Tavares and 2 members can be non-residents.  Board positions are appointed by the Mayor.

Library Board Members

Charles Fox - President 
(Term: 2018-2020)
Martha Wilkins - Vice President 
(Term: 2019-2021)
Mary Ellen Drees 
(Term: 2018-2020)
Linda Clutts 
(Term: 2019-2021)
June Sheppard 
(Term 2018-2020
Duane Dement 
(Term: 2019-2021)
Lurlene Lawton (Term: 2018-2020)

City Staff Liaison:  Carrie Petroski, Interim Library Director, 352.742.6090 or Email

For a copy of the Library Board Agenda's and Minutes please contact the City Staff Liaison.

Library Board Application

Please contact the City Clerk

at 352.742.6209 or by



questions regarding serving on a City of Tavares board or committee.  

Applications should be submitted to the City Clerk.