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Port Arthur Public Library
4615 9th Avenue
Port Arthur, Texas
Corner of 9th Ave & Hwy 73
Phone: (409) 985-8838
Fax: (409) 985-5969

The Library: Advisory Board

The Port Arthur Public Library Board was established by City Charter to recommend policies and consult on planning for library services. The Board meets quarterly in January, April, July, and October - and for special meetings when the need arises.

Board members are:

  • Position 1: Jenniffer Hudson Connors (Secretary)
  • Position 2: Laura Casmore
  • Position 3: Randolph “Randy” Haltom (Chairman)
  • Position 4: Rhonda Bell
  • Position 5: James "Jim" Richardson (Vice-Chairman)
  • Position 6: Dr. Lawanda Finney
  • Position 7: Patricia Downing
  • Friends Position 2: Chloe Thomas

The Board's meetings are scheduled on the fourth Tuesday of January, April, July, and October at 5 p.m. in the Library.