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.

Information Center

NOTICE: The Board of Trustees will hold the Budget & Appropriations hearing on August 19, 2020 at 6:00 pm. For details on how to attend this hearing, please check the agenda on August 14.

You can view the tentative Budget & Appropriation ordinance before the hearing.

Board of Trustees - Agendas
2020 Agendas 2019 Agendas 2018 Agendas 2017 Agendas

REMOTE: June 17 Regular Meeting

REMOTE: May 20 Regular Meeting

REMOTE: Finance Committee 5.18

REMOTE: April 29 Special Meeting

REMOTE: April 15 Regular Meeting

CANCELLED: March 18 Regular Meeting

February 19 Regular Meeting

Trustee Vacancy Meeting 02.05.2020

January 15 Regular Meeting

01.13.2020 Finance Committee



December 18 Regular Meeting

November 20 Regular Meeting

11.9.2019 Finance Committee 

October 16 Regular Meeting

September 28 Strategic Planning

September 18 Regular Meeting

Truth in Taxation Hearing

August 21 Regular Meeting

8.21.19 B&A Hearing

July 17 Regular Meeting

June 19 Regular Meeting

May 22 Special Meeting

May 15 Regular Meeting

5.7.19 Finance Committee

April 22 Personnel Committee

April 17 Regular Meeting

April 3 Committee of the Whole

March 20 Bylaws Ad Hoc Committee

March 20 Regular Meeting

February 27 Regular Meeting

January 16 Board Meeting

January 7, 2019 Finance Committee

December 19 Board Meeting

December 1 Special Meeting

November 14 Board Meeting

October 17 Board Meeting

Truth in Taxation Hearing

September 19 Board Meeting

Building & Grounds Committee 8.29

August 15 Board Meeting

Budget & Appropriations Hearing

July 18 Board Meeting

June 20 Board Meeting

June 12 Personnel Meeting

May 16 Board Meeting

May 9 Finance Committee

April 18 Board Meeting

March 21 Board Meeting

March 7 Personnel Committee

March 7 Committee of the Whole

February 21 Board Meeting

January 17 Finance Committee

January 17 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


Board of Trustees - Board Packets
Board of Trustees - Meeting Minutes
  • 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: