(727) 784-3332 x 3001
(727) 784-3332 x 3007
Administrative Service Director
(727) 784-3332 x 3002
(727) 784-3332 x 3005
Head of Youth Services
(727) 784-3332 x 3018
Head of Circulation Department
(727) 784-3332 x 3011
The Palm Harbor Library has over 325 volunteers who donate at least 4 hours per week each. We have volunteers from 14 years of age and up.
If you are interested in volunteering at the library, please contact Pam Brachmann: (727) 784-3332 x 3005 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer Opportunities for Adults
- Checking materials in and out.
- Shelving books, movies, tapes, CD Music, CD books, etc.
- Covering books and bar coding items that will be added to the collection.
- Shelf readers to insure our collections are in the correct location.
- Bookstore cashiers.
- Sorting, pricing and stocking the items that have been donated for resale in our bookstore.
- Custodial Duties
- Outreach programs
Volunteer Opportunities for Teens
- Youth Advisory Board (YAB)
- Contribute to Advisory Board discussions
- 1 hour meeting/1 hour of credit
- Fulfills requirements for Bright Futures, National Honor Society, etc.
- Palm Harbor Library Teen Tutors (PHLiTT)
- Fulfills requrements for Bright Futures, National Honor Society, etc.
- Assist with Youth programs
- Shelving in all areas
Friends of the Palm Harbor Library
Advisory Council and Endowment Foundation Board
The Executive Board of the Palm Harbor Friends of the Library, Inc. appoints from the active membership of Palm Harbor Friends of the Library, Inc., seven persons to serve a term of two years on the Palm Harbor Library Advisory Council, commencing their term of office on the first day of January. Appointments are on an alternative basis; appointing two in one year, and three the following year. They can be reappointed for a second term. They can be reappointed for additional two-year terms subject to approval each time by the Board of Directors.
Chairperson – Sharon Pikulinski
Member – Arlene Tracht
Member – Kathleen Hanley
Member – Peggy Ringl
Member – Cecile Creely
Member – Evelyn Slama
Member – Arlene Zimmermann
The Palm Harbor Library Endowment Foundation, incorporated in 1999, greatly enhances the effectiveness of the Palm Harbor Library. The funds raised by the Foundation are used to supplement the Library’s tax-based services to all citizens.
The Palm Harbor Library seeks to inform, enrich, and empower every individual in the community. The Library serves the educational, recreational and informational needs of people of all ages, economic and cultural backgrounds. This vital resource depends, in part, on your generosity to help the Library meet the needs of your Palm Harbor community.
President – Marcus Harrison
Vice-President – Kevin Schachter
Director – Kim Elleanor
Director – Pat Goldschmidt
Director – Jon Egan
Director – Jane Martin
Director – Mark Simpson
Director – Gerry Goldhammer
Ex Officio – Gene Coppola
Palm Harbor Community Services Agency (PHCSA)
PHCSA meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm at either Palm Harbor Library, CSA Palm Harbor, or East Lake Community Library.
Vice-Chairperson – Kelli Snow (County) Treasurer – Terry Haas (County) Secretary – Barbara Cole (East Lake Community Library) Director – Rex Haslam (Community Service Association, Palm Harbor) Director – Sandy Faulkner (County) Director – Cecile Creely (Palm Harbor Library) Director – Tom McKone (County)
The Palm Harbor Community Services Agency, Inc. was created in 1985 per Pinellas County Ordinance 85-28 to provide library and recreation services to the residents of the Palm Harbor Community Services District, a municipal services taxing unit.
The ad valorem tax of 0.25 mills for library service and 0.25 mills for recreation services, is $.50 for each $1,000 of assessed valuation.
The Agency is governed by a eight-member board of directors, each appointed to a 2-year term. They meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm at either the Palm Harbor Library, the East Lake Community Library or the Centre CSA Palm Harbor.
The Agency is responsible for the management of all library and recreation department funds and hires the directors of the Palm Harbor Library, East Lake Community Library, East Lake Recreation, and CSA Palm Harbor.
PHCSA Contact: Administrative Coordinator 2330 Nebraska Ave. Palm Harbor, FL 34683 (727) 784-3332 x3013
For a more detailed history of the Agency and the Library visit History of the Palm Harbor Library.
For more infomation about PHCSA, click here to visit their website.