Library Board

Library operating policies are set by the Board of Trustees.

Library Board Members  2015-2016

PRESIDENT

Claudette Zobel – 2017

7575 Lake Street #2B

River Forest, IL 60305-1863

708-771-9034

Claudette@zobel.com

 

VICE PRESIDENT

Thomas Smedinghoff – 2017

823 William Street

River Forest, IL 60305-1454

708-366-2329

smedinghoff@wildmanharrold.com

 

SECRETARY

Kevin Crowell – 2017

227 Thatcher

River Forest, IL 60305-2030

708-488-9241

kevincrowell@gmail.com

 

TREASURER

Katherine Bevan -2017

219 Gale

River Forest, IL 60305-2010

917-748-7372

kabevan@gmail.com

 

Alice Calabrese-Berry -2017

719 William

River Forest, IL 60305-1925

708-366-1733

Calaberry719@yahoo.com

 

Deborah Hill – 2016

908 Park Avenue

River Forest, IL 60305

deborahhill@msn.com

 

Joan O’Connor – 2019

351 Thatcher

River Forest, IL 60305-2031

708-366-5532

joconnorjr@sbcglobal.net

 

Library Board Meeting Schedule

The Board of Trustees holds its regular meeting on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 PM at the library, 735 Lathrop Avenue, River Forest, IL. The public is always invited to attend these meetings unless otherwise announced.

For the most current schedule of Board meetings, or to view current and past meeting agendas and minutes, please visit the Board Minutes Archive page.

Procedure for Future Interested Trustees

Introduction:
Thank you for your interest in joining the River Forest Public Library Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees would welcome a statement of interest, via email, to our Board President, as listed on our web-site, under the tab, About the Library, Library Board. Additionally, we invite you to attend a library board meeting. The Board meets every third Tuesday at 7:30 pm at the Library.

Responsibilities:
• Governance
• Policies
• Employ and Evaluate Library Director
• Comply with legal state requirements , including annual filing of Cook County Statement of Economic Interest
• Advocacy

Duties:
• Adopt (and revise) policies to govern library programs and operations
• Adopt Annual Budget and approve monthly warrants
• Participate in annual Director evaluation
• Support our three – five year Strategic Plan and its implementation
• Prepare for and attend library board meetings and committee meetings

Procedure for Interested Future Trustees Microsoft Word Document