Citizens Information Center

The Plainfield Public Library and its Board of Trustees are committed to open and transparent governance. In this section, you will find information about how the Library is funded and how the money is spent, along with statistics about the Library’s holdings, programs, and staff, and a calendar of Board meetings.

Elected and Administrative Officials

Illinois Freedom of Information Act

It is the policy of the Plainfield Public Library District to permit access to public records in accordance with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act. 5 ILCS 140.  You may request information about the Library District by making a request in writing by mail, fax, email or in person during regular business hours of the Business Office (9am-4pm, Monday-Friday).

More information and FOIA request forms can be found here.

Prevailing Wage

Current prevailing wages by county are on the Department of Labor’s website.

Levy of .02% Building and Maintenance Tax ordinance

Tentative Budget & Appropriation ordinance

Tax Levy Ordinance 2020

Information Center


Current Year - Agendas, Minutes, Board Packets

The Board of Trustees generally meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Small Meeting Room located on the upper level of the Library. The public is encouraged to attend these meetings.  A copy of the electronically signed Ordinance 2017-2 Public Meetings document can be found here.

Month 2020 Agendas 2020 Minutes 2020 Board Packets
  • September Regular Meeting
  • August Regular Meeting
  • B&A Hearing
REMOTE: August 2020:
  • Current requests for proposals or bidding opportunities for more than $25,000 in value:
  • Approved vendor contracts more than $25,000 in value: None
  • The Library has no collective bargaining contracts or agreements. We have an Employee Handbook that covers benefits and expectations.
Financial Audits
Past Referendum Plans and Information

Information related to the 2017 proposed referendum can be found here.

Information related to the 2016 proposed referendum can be found here.

Salary Schedule
Taxes & Fees

Information related to tax rate and revenue sources for fiscal year 2019/2020 can be found here:


Go to Board Documents from Previous Years