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
2019 Agendas 2018 Agendas 2017 Agendas

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

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.

2019 Minutes 2018 Minutes 2017 Minutes

August Regular Meeting

B & A Hearing

July Regular Meeting

June Regular Meeting

May Regular Meeting

May 22 Special Meeting

April Regular Meeting

March Regular Meeting

February Regular Meeting

January Regular Meeting

January 7 Finance Committee

December 2018

November 2018

October 2018

September 2018

August 29 Building & Grounds Committee

August 2018

Budget & Appropriation Hearing

July 2018

June 12 Personnel Committee

June 2018

May 2018

April 2018

March 2018

February 2018

January 2018

Finance Committee 1.17.18









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


  • 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.