Library Trustee Forum (LTF)









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


News

Christine Westerlund is the Recipient of the 2021 Trustee of the Year Award
September 13, 2021
Christine Westerlund, Vice President of the Board of Trustees at the Chatham Area Public Library District, is the 2021 Illinois Library Association (ILA) Trustee of the Year Award recipient. This annual citation is awarded to a public library trustee…
Resolution Recognizing the Service of Lynn DeSmidt
August 27, 2021
At its June 5, 2021, meeting the ILA Library Trustee Forum unanimously approved a resolution recognizing the service of Executive Board member Lynn DeSmidt.  View the full resolution
Resolution Recognizing the Service of Margaret (Peggy) Danhof
August 27, 2021
At its June 5, 2021, meeting the ILA Library Trustee Forum unanimously approved a resolution recognizing the service of Executive Board member Margaret (Peggy) Danhof  View the full resolution

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Events

  1. Nov 20 2021

    Trustee Forum Board Meeting

    Saturday, Nov 20, 2021 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting or at Brookfield Public Library, 3541 Park Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513

  2. Jan 8 2022

    Trustee Forum Board Meeting

    Saturday, Jan 8, 2022 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  3. Jun 4 2022

    Trustee Forum Board Meeting

    Saturday, Jun 4, 2022 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

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The Trusty Trustee 

The ILA Library Trustee Forum newsletter, The Trusty Trustee, serves as a resource for the ILA trustee community (members and non-members) by providing the latest education, information, and news to help trustees successfully perform their duties. Sign up for the newsletter here


Trustee Forum Information

Bylaws of the Illinois Library Trustee Forum

Forum Board Information and Interest Form 

Trustee Forum Reports to the ILA Executive Board 


Information for Library Trustees

Resources for Trustees 

Webinars for Trustees

 


Forum Leadership

  1. Percy Harris Percy Harris, Manager Trustee at Homewood Public Library
    Term ends 10/31/2021
  2. Joe Filapek Joe Filapek, Board liaison Trustee at Aurora Public Library District
    Term ends 06/30/2022
  3. Dorothy Clark-Smith Dorothy Clark-Smith, Member Trustee at Bellwood Public Library
    Term ends 11/30/2021
  4. Tom Stagg Tom Stagg, Member Vice President Board of trustees at Alpha Park Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  5. Kathryn Lind Caudill Kathryn Lind Caudill, Manager-Elect Ela Area Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2021
  6. Cyndi Robinson Cyndi Robinson, Staff liaison Deputy Director at Illinois Library Association
    Term ends 06/30/2025
  7. Carol Vaughan Kissane Carol Vaughan Kissane, Secretary Brookfield Public Library
    Term ends 10/31/2021

iREAD Summer Reading Programs

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