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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.

Finance Committee Meeting

The Board of Trustees will meet Thursday, August 14th at 5:00 p.m. for a Finance Committee Meeting. View the meeting notice and agenda.

Upcoming Board Meeting

The Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday, August 15th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. for a regular board meeting. View the meeting notice.

Download the agenda



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.

  • August 15, 2019
  • September 19, 2019
  • October 17, 2019
  • November 21, 2019
  • December 19, 2019
  • January 16, 2020, 5:00pm meeting time
  • February 20, 2020
  • March 19, 2020
  • April 16, 2020
  • May 21, 2020
  • June 18, 2020
  • July 16, 2020, 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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