Plainfield Public Library District

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.

Information Center

Board of Trustees - Agendas
2018 Agenda 2017 Agendas  2016 Agendas

7-18-18 Board Meeting

6-20-18 Board Meeting

6-12-18 Personnel Meeting

5-16-18 Board Meeting

5-9-18 Finance Committee

4-18-18 Board Meeting

3-21-18 Board Meeting

3-7-18 Personnel Committee

3-7-18 Committee of the Whole

2-21-18 Board Meeting

1-17-18 Finance Committee

1-17-18 Board Meeting

12-13-17 Board Meeting

11-15-17 Board Meeting

10-18-17 Board Meeting

10-02-17 Personnel

9-27-17 Personnel Committee

9-20-17 Truth in Taxation

9-20-17 Board Meeting

9-6-17 Committee of the Whole

8-16-17 Budget & Appropriation Hearing

8-16-17 Board Meeting

7-19-17 Board Meeting

7-14-17 Building & Grounds Committee

6-21-17 Board Meeting

5-31-17 Special Board Meeting

5-24-17 Personnel Committee

5-17-17 Board Meeting

5-10-17 Nominating Committee

5-10-17 Finance Committee

4-24-17 Personnel Committee

4-19-17 Board Meeting

3-15-17 Board Meeting

2-22-17 Finance Committee

2-15-17 Board Meeting

1-18-17 Board Meeting

1-10-17 Special Board Meeting

12-14-16 Board Meeting 

11-29-16 Special Board Meeting

11-16-16 Board meeting

10-19-16 Truth in Taxation Hearing

10-19-16 Board Meeting

10-12-16 Special Board Meeting

9-21-16 Budget and Appropriations Hearing

9-21-16 Board Meeting

8-17-16 Board Meeting

8-04-16 Special Board Meeting

7-20-16 Board Meeting

6-15-16 Board Meeting

6-13-16 Special Board Meeting

6-4-16 Special Board Meeting and Personnel Committee Meeting

5-18-16 Board Meeting Agenda

5-9-16 Special Board Meeting

4-25-16 Personnel Committee Agenda

4-20-16 Board Meeting

3-16-16 Board Meeting

2-24-16 Finance Committee

2-17-16 Board Meeting

1-20-16 Board Meeting

Board of Trustees - Board Packets
Board of Trustees - Meeting Minutes

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.

2018 Minutes 2017 Minutes 2016 Minutes

Finance Committee 1.17.18

January 2018

February 2018

March 2018

April 2018

May 2018

June 2018

July 2018

December 2017

November 2017

October 2017

September 2017

August 2017

B&A Hearing

July 2017

June 2017 

May 2017 - Special Meeting

May 2017 - Personnel Committee

May 2017

April 2017

March 2017

February 2017

January 2017

December 2016

November 2016

October 2016

September 2016

August 2016

July 2016

June 2016

May 2016

April 2016

March 2016

February 2016


  • 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 2015/2016 can be found here.