The Library Board of Trustees meets at 5:30 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month (except December) in the Lower Level 2 Conference Room at Main Library, 107 NE Monroe, unless otherwise specified on the agenda. All meetings are open to the public.

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Email Questions@ppl.peoria.lib.il.us or
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Meeting Notices

The Peoria Public Library Board of Trustees will hold their Regular Board Meeting with possible Executive Session

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. in the Lower Level 2 Conference Room of Main Library,  107 NE Monroe, Peoria, Illinois 61602

309-497-2135

THE PEORIA PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES will hold a BUILDING COMMITTEE MEETING with possible Executive Session on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 5:30 p.m.  

In the McKenzie Room of North Branch
3001 W. Grand Pkwy.
Peoria, Illinois 61615
309-497-2186

The Peoria Public Library Board of Trustees will hold a Community Relations Committee Meeting 

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Community Room at Main Library, 107 NE Monroe St., Peoria, IL 61602

Call (309) 497-2135 for more information.

The Peoria Public Library Board of Trustees will hold a Digitization Sub-Committee Meeting

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 5:15 p.m.

2nd Floor Community Room at Main Library
107 NE Monroe
Peoria, Illinois 61602

309-497-2000

The Peoria Public Library Board of Trustees will hold their Executive Committee Meeting with possible Executive Session

Monday, December 28, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

Via Zoom:
Roberta Koscielski is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Executive Committee Meeting
Time: Dec 28, 2020 05:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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The Peoria Public Library Board of Trustees will hold a Finance Committee Meeting with possible Executive Session

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

In the Lower Level 2 Conference Room of Main Library, 107 NE Monroe, Peoria, IL

PLEASE NOTE: Masks are required to be worn over mouth and nose inside all Peoria Public Library locations. Thank you. 

The Peoria Public Library Board of Trustees will hold their Nominating/Appeals Committee Meeting with possible Executive Session

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

Via Zoom:
Roberta Koscielski is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Nominating Committee
Time: May 11, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

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The Peoria Public Library Board of Trustees will hold their Personnel/Negotiations Committee Meeting with possible Executive Session

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

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Topic: Personnel/Negotiations Committee

Time: Mar 31, 2021 05:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

 

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The Peoria Public Library Board of Trustees will hold their Special Board Meeting with possible Executive Session

Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 5 p.m. 

In the Lower Level 2 Conference Room of Main Library, 107 NE Monroe.

THE PEORIA PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES
have been invited and may attend the

Honorary Street Naming to Honor Aurthur Mae Perkins
Thursday, June 9 at 10:00 a.m.
At Peoria Public Library Main Library Parking Lot

107 NE Monroe
Peoria, Illinois 61602
309-497-2135

NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN BY THE LIBRARY BOARD AT THIS EVENT.

The Peoria Public Library Board of Trustees will hold a Strategic Planning Committee Meeting on

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. in the Lower Level 2 Conference Room at Main Library.

For more information, call (309) 497-2135.

Agendas

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Regular Meeting Agenda March 15, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Via Zoom

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Regular Meeting Agenda April 20. 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Via Zoom

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Regular Meeting Agenda May 18. 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Via Zoom

No meeting in June 

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Rescheduled Regular Meeting Agenda July 27, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Via Zoom

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Regular Board Meeting Agenda August 17, 2021 at 5:30 p.m., Main Library, Lower Level 2 Conf. Room

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Regular Board Meeting Agenda September 21, 2021 at 5:30 p.m., Main Library, Lower Level 2 Conf. Room

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Regular Board Meeting Agenda October 19, 2021 at 5:30 p.m., Main Library, Lower Level 2 Conf. Room

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Regular Board Meeting Agenda November 23, 2021 at 5:30 p.m., Main Library, Lower Level 2 Conf. Room 

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Regular Board Meeting Agenda January 18, 2022 at 5:30 p.m., Main Library, Lower Level 2 Conf. Room

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Regular Board Meeting Agenda February 15, 2022 at 5:30 p.m., Main Library, Lower Level 2 Conf. Room

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Regular Board Meeting Agenda March 15, 2022 at 5:30 p.m., Main Library, Lower Level 2 Conf. Room

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Regular Board Meeting Agenda April 19, 2022 at 5:30 p.m., Main Library, Lower Level 2 Conf. Room

Peoria Public Library  | Board of Trustees  | Regular Board Meeting Agenda  May 17, 2022 at 5:30 p.m., Main Library, Lower Level 2 Conf. Room 

Peoria Public Library  | Board of Trustees  | Regular Board Meeting Agenda  June 21, 2022 at 5:30 p.m., Main Library, Lower Level 2 Conf. Room 

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Building Committee Agenda

May 10, 2022 (5:30 p.m., McKenzie Room, North Branch, 3001 W. Grand Pkwy.) 

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Approval of Minutes of the Meeting of February 8, 2022

IV. Presentation by Audience

V. Order of Business

  1. McClure Branch Lift Update
  2. Tour of North Branch

VI. Executive Session

VII. Other Business

VIII. Topics to Guide Future Agendas

IX.  Adjournment

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Executive Committee Agenda
December 28, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Via Zoom

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Order of Business

A. Discussion regarding Library’s COVID response

IV. Executive Session

A. For the purpose of discussing personnel matters (5ILCS 120/2(c)(1))

V. Other Business

VI. Adjournment

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Nominating Committee Agenda
May 11, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Via Zoom

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Order of Business
A. Recommend slate of Board officers for 2021/2022

IV. Executive Session

V. Other Business

VI. Adjournment

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Finance Committee Agenda
Nov. 9, 2021 at 5:30 p.m., Main Library, Lower Level 2 Conference Room

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Order of Business

A. Approval of minutes of the Oct. 12, 2021 meeting

B. Discussion of 2022 Operating Budget

IV. Executive Session

V. Other Business

VI. Adjournment

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Personnel / Negotiations Committee Agenda
December 10, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Via Zoom

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Order of Business

A. Approval of minutes of the meeting of November 17, 2020

B. Hearing for Step 3 Grievance 20-L-03

C. Update regarding other grievances

D. Update regarding contract negotiations

IV. Executive Session

V. Other Business

VI. Adjournment

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Community Relations Committee Agenda
June 7, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. | Main Library 2nd Floor Community Room 

Call to Order

Roll Call

Order of Business

  1. Approval of April 5, 2022 Minutes

Community Partnerships Updates

    1. Lincoln Branch Library Hall of Fame – Barbara Van Auken
    2. Peoria Reads! – Alyce Jackson
    3. Summer Reading Program – Alyce Jackson
    4. Other Outreach events – Alyce Jackson
      1. Clonmel Book Club
      2. D150 PTO Council
      3. D150 Parent University
      4. Visits to CT Vivian and Holy Family
      5. Springdale 5K
      6. Keller Guest Reader

Other Business

Next meeting: July 5, 2022

Adjournment

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Special Board Meeting Agenda
June 2, 2022 at 5 p.m., Main Library, 107 NE Monroe, Lower Level Conference Room

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Order of Business

A. #2022-56: Recommendation from the Administration to approve an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Peoria County Election Commission.

IV. Executive Session

V. Other Business

VI. Adjournment

Peoria Public Library | Board of Trustees | Strategic Planning Committee Agenda
March 29, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. in Lower Level 2 (Conference Room) 

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call

III. Order of Business

  1. Approval of Minutes of Meeting Jan. 11, 2022
  2. Quarterly Review of Implementation of 2021-2023 Strategic Plan

IV. Other Business

V. Adjournment

Minutes

2019 November 19 | Regular Meeting
2019 October 15 | Regular Meeting
2019 September 17 | Regular Meeting
2019 August 20 | Regular Meeting
2019 July 16 | Regular Meeting
2019 June 18 | Regular Meeting
2019 May 28 | Regular Meeting
2019 May 21 | Regular Meeting
2019 March 19 | Regular Meeting
2019 April 16 | Regular Meeting
2019 February 19 | Regular Meeting

2019 October 29  | Building Committee
2019 October 1 | Community Relations Committee
2019 August 13 | Personnel Negotiations Committee
2019 July 9 | Building Committee
2019 August 6 | Community Relations Committee
2019 July 25 | Personnel Negotiations Committee
2019 July 2 | Community Relations Committee
2018 November 27 | Personnel Negotiations Committee
2019 June 11 | Building Committee
2019 May 28 | Nominating Committee
2019 May 14 | Building Committee
2018 November 13 | Building Committee
2019 March 26 | Finance Committee
2019 March 5 | Community Relations
2018 November 19 | Finance Committee
2019 February 5 | Community Relations

** Audited financial reports for Peoria Public Library are included in the City of Peoria’s audits at peoriagov.org.

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Mission Statement:  Peoria Public Library will provide all residents books, other printed materials, new technologies, and programs that stimulate personal intellectual growth and development and provide a satisfying experience that nurtures a love of reading and the joy of discovery.