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Des Plaines Public Library

Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees performs many important jobs. They set policies and procedures to ensure that the library is fiscally responsible and responsive to your needs. The board has adopted Vision and Belief Statements to aid in these decisions. The Mayor appoints board members for 3 year terms.

Upcoming meeting

The Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday, June 20th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. for a regular board meeting. View the meeting notice.

Download the Agenda

Nominating and Special Committee Meeting

The Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday, June 20th, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. for a Nominating Committee Meeting. View the meeting notice and agenda.

The Board of Trustees will also meet Monday, June 24th at 8:00 a.m. and Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. for Special Committee Meetings. View the meeting notices and agendas.



The Board holds its regular monthly Board meetings on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the second floor Conference Room, except where noted. Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings. You can also watch previous board meetings online.

Meeting Schedule

Here are the upcoming Board of Trustees meetings. View past meetings.

  • June 20, 2019
  • July 18, 2019, 4:00pm meeting time

Current Board Members

Dr. Gregory Sarlo
Dr. Gregory Sarlo, President
Vincent Rangel
Vincent Rangel, Vice-President
Kristen Graack
Kristen Graack, Treasurer
Nicholas Harkovich
Nicholas Harkovich
Denise Hudec
Denise Hudec
Earl Wilson
Earl Wilson
Bruce Lester
Bruce Lester
Christopher Renkosiak
Christopher Renkosiak
Umair Qadeer
Umair Qadeer

Minutes and Financials

We provide the Board's minutes and the library's financial information to help you better understand how we work for you. Vist our Meetings & Minutes page to download the current year's documents.

More information

You can find minutes from past meeting on the Board's archive page. Our data page has other interesting and useful data to download.

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