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We provide our diverse community with a helpful and welcoming place that offers equal access to the world of ideas and information and supports lifelong learning.

The Bloomington Public Library Board of Trustees meets monthly and establishes the policies of the Library. Feel free to contact the BPL Board.


Julian Westerhout, President (Term through 04/2022)
Budget & Personnel Committee
3P's Committee

Susan Mohr, Vice President (Term through 04/2021)
3P's Committee Chair

Alicia Henry, Treasurer (Term through 04/2022)
Budget and Personnel Committee Chair

Van Miller, Secretary (Term through 04/2022)
3P's Committee

Dianne Hollister (Term through 04/2021)
Budget and Personnel Committee

John Argenziano (Term through 2020)
Budget and Personnel Committee

Catrina Parker (Term through 2020)
3P's Committee

Matt Watchinski (Term through 04/2021)
Budget and Personnel Committee

Alicia Whitworth (Term through 04/2020)
3P's Committee

FOIA Officer

The City Clerk is the FOIA Officer for the City of Bloomington. All FOIA requests regarding the Library should be submitted to:

City Clerk
City of Bloomington
109 E. Olive Street
Bloomington, IL 61701

Meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Bloomington Public Library William C. Wetzel Reading Room. Per the IL Open Meetings Act, opportunity for public comment is available at all board meetings, guidelines are available here.

2020 Dates

January 21, 2020

February 18, 2020

March 17, 2020

April 21, 2020

May 19, 2020

June 16, 2020

July 21, 2020

August 18, 2020

September 15, 2020

October 20, 2020

November 17, 2020

December 15, 2020

2020 BPL Board Meeting Dates, Agendas, Minutes

March 17, 2020 (Cancellation Notice) | Agenda
March 17, 2020 | Agenda | Board Packet
February 18, 2020 | Agenda | Board Packet
February 14, 2020 (Legislative Breakfast) | Agenda
January 21, 2020 | Agenda | | Board Packet | Minutes
January 11, 2020 (Special) | Agenda | Minutes

BPL Board, B & P, and 3Ps Archives

To find previous year's information on board meetings, you can go to the Archives Page.