Elections 2024

Library Election results

The Port Jervis Free library's budget vote passed with:

 68 yes votes and 10 no.

 Dick Roberts received 74 votes and was reelected for another five-year term as library trustee.

There were 41 absentee ballots & 3 write ins


Library Petitions

Can be picked up at the Port Jervis Free Library, at the Circulation desk. 

May 1, 2024 Budget workshop at 5pm.

May 3, 2024 Election date published.

Petitions are due back to the library on May 7, 2024 at 5pm.

May 23, 2024 Budget Hearing at 6pm.

May 31, 2024 Deadline for absentee ballots requested to be mailed (5pm).

June 6, 2024 Library election 12pm-8pm (absentee ballots due by 5pm).

July 1, 2024 Reorganization meeting / administration of oath of office.

Port Jervis Free Library Board Meetings

Held 3rd Tuesday each month @ 10AM

Agenda for upcoming board meeting will be posted at least 24 hours before the meeting.  Unless otherwise noted, in-person meetings will be held at the Port Jervis Free Library located at 138 Pike Street, Port Jervis NY 12771. In-person meetings are scheduled from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.   All Board Meetings are open to the public.

2023 Library Board Meeting Dates
Thursday, January 18, 2024 at 11am
Tuesday, February 20, 2024
Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Tuesday, May 22, 2024
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Tuesday, August 20, 2024
Tuesday, September 17, 2024
Tuesday, October 15, 2024
Tuesday, November 19, 2024
Tuesday, December 17, 2024

Library Board of Trustees

The Port Jervis Free Library is governed by a five-member Library Board of Trustees, made up of community members who serve five year terms. The Board meets at 10:00 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. The public is invited to attend.

Members of the Library Board of Trustees
Carl Hendrick (term ends 2027) trusteepjfl@gmail.com 
Dick Roberts (term ends 2024)
Elizabeth Miller (term ends 2025)
Dolores Carnosa (term ends 2028)
Valerie Maginsky (term ends 2026)

Board Secretary
Susan Wade

Library Director
Evelyn Rogers - Email: erogers@rcls.org
View the Board of Trustee Bylaws, Rules and Regulations here.
View the Library's 2023-2024 Operating Budget here.
View the Library's 2022 Annual Report here.
View the Library's 2017-2021 Five-Year Strategic Plan here.

Library Board of Trustee Meetings:

You can read through the minutes of the library board's recent meetings here:

Job Opportunity

Library Director

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