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The Library's board of trustees meets at 7:00 pm on the second Thursday of each month, except in January 2015, the Board will meet on the third Thursday because the Library will be closed for the next phase of construction.  All meetings are held at the Morton Grove Public Library, 6140 Lincoln Ave., Morton Grove, Illinois; are open to the public; and include a designated time for public comments. Additional special meetings may be scheduled as necessary.

2015 Regular Board Meetings:  Jan. 15, Feb. 12, Mar. 12, Apr. 9, May 14, June 11, July 9, Sep. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10.  (By board vote, the August 13, 2015, board meeting has been cancelled.)


Barbara Novick - President (term expires 2019)
Mark Albers - Treasurer (2017)
Catherine Peters - Secretary (2017)
Paul Berg (2017)
Dr. David Calimag (2019)
Carlotta Gonzales (2019)
Stephanie Gray (2021)



Executive: Novick (chair), Albers, Peters
Finance: Albers (chair), Calimag
Facilities: Peters (chair), Berg
Policy: Gonzales (chair), Gray

Bylaws of the Morton Grove Public Library Board of Trustees

MGPL Strategic Plan for 2015 - 2020

Approved Budgets:  2011   2012   2013   2014 (FY2014 Audit)  2015

Spending Policy

Freedom of Information Act Requests

Illinois Public Act 97-0609

Ethics Statement for Public Library Trustees


Write to the Trustees

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Board Meeting Documents

Meeting agendas, minutes, and other documents from the last four months are listed below; use the "Month," "Year," and/or "Category" selections to see earlier documents.  The following documents are available:

  • Monthly board meetings:  agendas, minutes and librarian's reports, beginning September 2005; videos beginning April 2011.
  • Finance committee:  agendas, beginning February 2011; minutes beginning June 2011.
  • Other committees:  agendas and minutes for all such committees beginning June 2011; varies prior to June 2011.

Minutes of committee or full board meetings are posted after being approved, which generally occurs at the next meeting of that committee or of the full board.  They are posted under the meeting to which they apply, not the meeting at which they were approved.

The financial and librarian's reports presented at each monthly board meeting reflect the previous month's activity, and are dated with that month, not the month at which they're presented.

  • Prior to 2014, these reports were included with other documents for the month to which they applied:  for example, reports for June, presented at the July meeting, were included under the June meeting.
  • Beginning with the January, 2014, board meeting, these reports are included under the month at which they are presented: reports for June, presented at the July meeting, are included under the July meeting.

Note:  Board meetings were not videotaped from June 2014 through October 2014.

Month: Year: Category: 
Results: 13 Records found.

Date Categories Meeting Name Attachments
10/08/2015 Board Meeting October 2015 Agenda
10/08/2015 Committee Meeting Finance, October 2015 Agenda
09/30/2015 Committee Meeting Policy, September 30, 2015 Agenda
09/10/2015 Board Meeting September 2015 Agenda|Exhibits|Librarian's Report|Librarian's Report|Video
09/02/2015 Special Meeting Special, September, 2015 Agenda
09/02/2015 Committee Meeting Policy, September, 2015 Agenda|Minutes
08/13/2015 Board Meeting August 2015 - CANCELLED Agenda
07/09/2015 Board Meeting July 2015 Agenda|Minutes|Financial Reports|Exhibits|Librarian's Report|Video
07/09/2015 Committee Meeting Finance, July 2015 Agenda
07/01/2015 Committee Meeting Policy, July 1, 2015 Agenda|Minutes
06/23/2015 Special Meeting Special, June 23, 2015 Agenda|Minutes|Exhibits
06/11/2015 Board Meeting June 2015 Agenda|Minutes|Financial Reports|Resolutions|Librarian's Report|Video|Video
06/11/2015 Committee Meeting Finance, June 2015 Agenda|Minutes
Results: 13 Records found.
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Friday        9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday   9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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