Tillamook Library Board

The Library Board meets every second Tuesday of the month at 12:00pm at the Tillamook Library. Please call 503-842-4792 for more information on attending a meeting.  Read the most recent board minutes or go to the archive.

Board Members:
  • Shiela Zerngast
  • Chris Chiola, vice-chair
  • Bob Favret
  • Cheryl Hantke
  • Ruth La France
  • Betsy Chase, co-chair
  • Neal Lemery, co-chair


Tillamook County Library Board Vacancy


The Tillamook County Library is seeking applications for new a board member for the library board of directors. We are seeking people who are passionate about our libraries with a variety of skill sets including, but not limited to, communication, public relations, budgeting, policy review, and library science. This dynamic seven-member board is responsible for the development of library policies and procedures and acts as an advisory board to the Board of County Commissioners on matters relating to the library. There is no financial compensation, but there is ample opportunity for meaningful public service. Application forms are available on the county website under the Public Information section. Applications should be emailed to Isabel Gilda in the commissioners' office at igilda@co.tillamook.or.us by 5:00 p.m. on March 15, 2020. For more information on how to submit an electronic application, call Isabel Gilda at 503-842-3403; for more information about the library board, please call Sara Charlton at 503-842-4792.

Tillamook Library Foundation

The Library Foundation works to support other needs of our library.  The library foundation runs the library bookstore, and is currently working on a large project of building a library park!  The land is purchased, but we need more help to turn the land into a beautiful place for people to read.  You can support the library foundation by coming to board meetings, (first Thursday of the month at 12:00pm), volunteering at the bookstore, or donating to the library park.  Find out more about supporting the library park, or call Sara at the library at 503-842-4792 with questions.

Foundation Members:
  • Ruth LaFrance, Chair
  • Nancy Whitehead, Vice-Chair/Secretary
  • Alicia Reed, Treasurer
  • Sara Charlton, Library Director
  • Bob Favret
  • Calvin Hill
  • Neal Lemery
  • Larry Oswald
  • Sally Underwood
  • Elva Weeks

Locations Marker

Tillamook County Library Branches


571 Laneda
Manzanita, OR

Rockaway Beach

120 N Coral
Rockaway Beach, OR


City Hall
Garibaldi, OR

Bay City

Community Hall
Bay City, OR


1716 Third Street
Tillamook, OR

South Tillamook County

6200 Camp Street
Pacific City, OR


1716 Third Street
Tillamook, OR
503.842.4792 ext. 1710

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