Library Trustee Forum (LTF)

Maintains a continuing education program and information network for library trustees and encourages citizens’ use and support of libraries.


  1. Feb 17 2018

    Trustee Forum Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 8:00am

    Chicago Marriott Oakbrook, 1401 22nd St., Oakbrook, IL 60523

  2. May 19 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, May 19, 2018 10:00am

    Ela Area Public Library District, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

  3. Aug 18 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 10:00am


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Trustee Facts File

The fourth edition of the Trustee Facts File is meant to provide a broad overview of the duties, responsibilities, and tasks of the public library trustee. Available via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Apple sites for download to Kindle, Nook, and iPad.

Administrative Ready Reference

This useful resource contains information on annexation, charitable giving, fee calculation, ordinances, grant planning, and more. This material was published on CD-ROM, and was made possible by grant funding provided by The Illinois State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State using federal LSTA funding.

Other Trustee Information

Forum Leadership

  1. Sarah Keister Armstrong Sarah Keister Armstrong, Board liaison Sarah Keister Armstrong & Associates, LLC
  2. Carol Vaughan Kissane Carol Vaughan Kissane, Member Brookfield Public Library
  3. Donald L. Roalkvam Donald L. Roalkvam, Member Indian Trails Public Library District
  4. Dorothy Clark-Smith Dorothy Clark-Smith, Member Bellwood Public Library
  5. Jay Kasten Jay Kasten, Member Trustee at Vernon Area Public Library District
  6. Kathryn Lind Caudill Kathryn Lind Caudill, Member Ela Area Public Library District
  7. Lila Marek Lila Marek, Member Bridgeview Public Library
  8. Lynn DeSmidt Lynn DeSmidt, Member Trustee at Bartlett Public Library District
  9. Percy Harris Percy Harris, Member Trustee at Homewood Public Library
  10. Richard Corbett Richard Corbett, Member Fox River Valley Public Library District
  11. Rose E. Mosley Rose E. Mosley, Member Maywood Public Library District

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