Board of Trustees

The DeKalb Public Library is governed by a 9-member board of trustees. Board members are appointed by the mayor and serve 3-year terms. Our Current Board Members can be viewed here. To contact the Board of Trustees, please e-mail us at [email protected].

Board Meetings

Our Board of Trustees generally meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month. Meetings are open to the public and are held in the Bilder Family Meeting Room of the library unless otherwise noted. The Board is governed by the ByLaws of the Board of Trustees. For our 2024 Board Meeting schedule, please click here. The DeKalb Public Library is subject to the Requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities who plan to attend any meetings of the Board and who require certain accommodations in order to allow them to observe and/or participate in this meeting, or who have questions regarding the accessibility of these meetings or the facilities are requested to contact the library’s Business Manager by calling (815) 756-9568 ext. 1001 or emailing [email protected] to allow the library to make reasonable accommodations for those persons. Read the agendas and minutes of Board meetings.

Strategic Plan

Review the Library’s Strategic Plan here.

Statement on Inequality

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