Tavares Library Advisory Board

The City of Tavares Public Library Advisory Board was created to govern, regulate and encourage organized activities of the library operated by the City, per Code 1974, § 31.001; Ord. No. 88-20, § 31.001, 4-6-88

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.

The present members of the Library Board are:

  • Erika Buigas, President (expiring June 2024)
  • George Cooke (expiring June 2025)
  • Kathy Czyrnik, Ph.D., Vice-President (expiring June 2025)
  • Michael Ragsdale (expiring June 2025)
  • Michael Watkins (expiring June 2024)

Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 4:00 pm at the Tavares Public Library, 314 N. New Hampshire Avenue. These meetings are open to the general public.


The next meeting of the Tavares Library Advisory Board is on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 4:00 pm in the Library Programming Area. General public welcome to attend.

A December meeting will not take place due to Holiday Recess. Meetings will resume Wednesday, January 10, 2024.

For further information, please call the City of Tavares Public Library at 352.742.6090

City Staff Liaison:  Rebecca Campbell, Library Director, 352-742-6090 or Email Library Director
For a copy of the Library Board Agenda and Minutes please get in touch with the City Staff Liaison

Questions regarding serving on a City of Tavares board or committee should be submitted to the City Clerk at 352-742-6209 or by Email City Clerk

Library Board Application should be submitted to the City Clerk at 352.742.6209 or by Email City Clerk