Board of Trustees


Job Opening at Farnsworth Public Library: Library Director


The Library Board of Trustees of Farnsworth Public Library in Oconto, Wisconsin is accepting applications for the position of Library Director. Candidates must possess or meet requirements for a Grade 2 Wisconsin Library Director Certification. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: managerial, administrative and financial operations of the library under the direction of the Library Board. A full job description and more information can be found at


This is a full time, salaried position, commensurate with education and experience.  Benefits include health, dental, vision, prescription drug and life insurance, vacation, holidays, sick leave and participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System. 


Please submit your resume, cover letter, and references by 5:00 pm on October 1, 2014 along with a completed City of Oconto employment application which can be downloaded from


Mail documents to: Farnsworth Library, Attn: Director Search, 715 Main St, Oconto WI 54153 or email to: with “Director Search” in the Subject line of the email.


Job Description 


City Application



 Farnsworth Public Library Board Meetings




Meetings of the Board of Trustees are held in the Library's Bond Meeting Room

at 7:00 PM on the fourth Tuesday of the month.

2013 Meeting Schedule

2014 Agendas

2014 Minutes

January 28

February 25

March 25

April 22

May 27

June 24

July 22

August 26

September 23

October 28

November 25

December 23

Jan. agenda

Feb. agenda

Mar. agenda

Apr. agenda

May Agenda

June agenda

July agenda

August agenda

September agenda

October agenda

November agenda

December agenda

Jan. minutes

Feb. minutes

Mar. minutes

Apr. minutes

May minutes

June minutes

July minutes

August minutes

September minutes

October minutes

November minutes

December minutes

2008 to 2013  Meeting Agendas & Minutes


2014 Committee and Special Meetings:


Personnel/Administrative Meeting - February 17 agenda   minutes

Personnel/Administrative Meeting - March 10  agenda    minutes

Finance Meeting - April 22   agenda    minutes

Special Library Board of Trustees meeting - June 4   agenda   minutes

Special Library Board of Trustees meeting - August 6   agenda   minutes

Personnel/Administrative and Finance meeting - August 20   agenda   minutes

Special LIbrary Board of Trustees meeting - September 3     agenda    minutes

Special Library Board of Trustees meeting - September 19     agenda    minutes


 Board of Trustees


Jim LaCourciere, President

Kitty Werner, Vice President

Debi Schroeder, Secretary

Penny Aubut

Brad Gilbert

Sue Hoffman

Lauren Resch

Ron Rauscher

Becky Wendt


Committee Appointments  6/24/2014

Administrative / Personnel Building & Grounds Finance
Debi Schroeder Jim Lacouciere Brad Gilbert
Kitty Werner Lauren Resch Becky Wendt
Penny Aubut Ron Rauscher Sue Hoffman



Contact By E-Mail:

Subject Line -->  Library Board of Trustees


Contact By Mail:

Library Board of Trustees

c/o Farnsworth Public Library

715 Main Street,  Oconto, WI 54153



By-Laws of the Farnsworth Public Library Board of Trustees



Farnsworth Public Library is a municipal library, governed by the above Board of Trustees. 

We attend Oconto County Library Services Board meetings, but are not  a County Library. 

  O.C.L.S.B. Agendas & Minutes

County Library Planning Committee (2009)  Agendas & Minutes



                                                                                                          Updated: 22 September 2014