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Priaulx Library Council


**For information only: Applications closed**. 


The Priaulx Library ( has been collecting, cataloguing and preserving records, artefacts and books that document Guernsey’s history since 1889. The Library aims to make its important collection as accessible as possible to individuals, schools and other institutions.

The Library is governed by a Council, of which two are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor and two are appointed by the States of Guernsey.

The Council is looking to recruit a member of the public to recommend as one of the States’ appointees. The initial term will be two years but this can be renewed.

Skills required:

Ideally, the Council would like someone with an accountancy/governance background who will be a Council member and also part of the Finance and General Purposes Sub-Committee which is chaired by Sandra Platts.

Committee experience would be helpful but more important is the love of books, heritage and the history of Guernsey life, as this underpins the work of the Library.

Time commitment:

You will prepare for and attend Council meetings and Sub-Committee meetings – a total of 7 meetings each year. Meetings are held on weekday afternoons at 4.15pm at the Library.

Application process:

To apply, email or call the Library’s Chief Executive, David Harry, at or 07781 124390 before close of business on 22nd December 2020.