Transparency Dashboard

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.

2021 Regular Board of Trustees Meetings

January 20Agenda / Packet / Minutes
February 17 Agenda / Packet / Minutes
March 17Agenda / Packet / Minutes
April 21:  Agenda / Packet / Minutes
May 19:  Agenda / Packet / Minutes
June 16Agenda / Packet / Minutes
July 21Agenda / Packet / Minutes
August 18:  Agenda / Packet / Minutes
September 15:  Agenda / Packet / Minutes
October 20:  Agenda / Packet / Minutes
November 17:  Agenda / Packet / Minutes
December 15:  Agenda / Packet / Minutes

2021 Board of Trustees Special & Committee Meetings

Finance Committee January 13Agenda / Packet / Report
Personnel Committee March 10: AgendaReport
Building & Grounds Committee March 27: Agenda / Packet / Report
Finance Committee April 12: Agenda / Packet / Report
Finance Committee July 12: Agenda / Report
Budget & Appropriations Hearing August 18: Agenda / Tentative B & A Ordinance / Report
Committee of the Whole September 1: Agenda / Report
Truth in Taxation Hearing: Agenda / Report




Go to Board Documents from Previous Years

Information Center

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

We are committed to compliance with the Freedom of Information Act. All FOIA requests should be submitted to the FOIA officer, Lisa Y. Pappas, via email at

General information and procedures.

View our FOIA request form.

FOIA officer training certificate.

In compliance with Illinois Public Act 97-0609, we provide the total compensation package of all employees who earn over $75,000 in total compensation.

Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund

Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) information

In 2019, the Illinois General Assembly passed Public Act 101-0504. The law requires IMRF to post certain employer cost and participation information on its website. IMRF will update these reports annually.

IMRF Employer Cost and Participation 

Financial Audits
Developer Fees
  • 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.
Prevailing Wage

Current prevailing rates listed by county can be found on the Illinois Department of Labor's website.

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.