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Library Advisory Board

Library Advisory Board

The Library Advisory Board was created in 1986 and advises the Citrus County Board of County Commissioners on the Libraries’ budget, policies, library services, and more.

Purpose of Library Advisory Board

The purpose of the Library Board is set forth in Citrus County Resolution Number 86-54 as approved by the Citrus County Special Library District Governing Board on March 11, 1986.

It is the duty of the Library Board to advise the Board of County Commissioners on public libraries’ budget, policies, services, and other pertinent matters.

The Library Advisory Board consists of nine members. The officers of the Library Board consist of a Chair, and a Vice-Chair.

The Library Board meets on the fourth Tuesday of every other month. In the event of a conflict with holidays or other events, a majority of the members present may change the date of any scheduled meeting. All meetings begin at 8:00 AM.

Governing Body

All Five Citrus County Commissioners

  • Chair Holly L. Davis
  • 1st Vice Chair Rebecca Bays
  • 2nd Vice Chair Diana Finegan
  • Commissioner Jeff Kinnard D.C.
  • Commissioner Ruthie Davis Schlabach

One Representative From Crystal River City Council

  • Ken Brown

One Representative From Inverness City Council

  • Jacquie Hepfer

Library Advisory Board Officers

Chair, Justin Strickland
Vice Chair, Edith Ramlow

Library Liaisons

Director, Adam Chang

Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, August 27
Tuesday, October 22
Tuesday, December 3

Meetings are held at 8:00AM


Lecanto Government Building, Room 166
3600 W Sovereign Path
Lecanto, FL 34461

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Board Members

Name Term Expires
Lorraine Benefield 1/31/2025
Robert Bramlette 1/31/2026
Mari-Elain Ebitz 1/31/2026
Ken Jones 1/31/2025
Elaine Kleid 1/31/2025
Lenora Nelson 1/31/2026
Edith Ramlow 1/31/2026
Burke Reagan 1/31/2026
Justin Strickland 1/31/2025

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