Join the Library Board

Current Vacancies

  1. There is one vacancy for an alternate position on the Library Board.
    Application deadline: Open Until Filled

    To apply, read the position information on this page, and submit your application, resume, and a letter of interest. Selected applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.
    • Apply online now (resume/letter will need to be in PDF format to upload)
    • Or, download the printable application: return it, along with your resume and letter, to Melissa Hisel/Library Board, Lafayette Public Library, 775 W. Baseline Rd., Lafayette CO 80026.


The Library Board is an advisory group appointed by the City Council to advocate for the Lafayette Library, and to protect and advance the interests of the wider community, by effectively advising the City Council and Library Director in the policies, promotion, and development of the Library.


  • The seven members serve three-year terms. There are two alternate positions.
  • Meetings are held on the second Monday of the month at 6:30pm at the Lafayette Public Library.

Desired Qualifications or Interests

We need people who believe in the importance of literacy, are thoughtful about the future of libraries, and are willing to be active advocates for the work that we do.

Learn More

Contact Staff Liaison

For more information contact Melissa Hisel, Library Director (phone: 303-661-1168).

  1. Requirements & Duties

    • Resident of Lafayette for at least 12 months (prior to appointment)
    • Registered voter
    • Attend scheduled meetings
    • May be required to attend other meetings or volunteer at special events to promote work of the committee.
  1. About the Process

    The City of Lafayette posts candidate applications (with personal information redacted) online after the deadline for a position has passed. Full applications and supplemental documents (such as resumes) are available from the City Clerk according to the Colorado Open Records Act.
    View redacted applications for recently closed positions (as available)