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The Golden Prairie Public Library District serves most residents of Arrowsmith, Bloomington, Dale, Dawson, and Old Town Townships and contracts with the Bloomington Public Library for services. Residents within the district are eligible for Bloomington Public Library cards and can utilize the Bloomington Public Library, the Bookmobile, and Bloomington Public Library's online resources. The GPPLD FY19 budget is $447,635.
Our Mission

Our mission is to provide access to quality library services to residents within the Golden Prairie Public Library District.

Our Policies

GPPLD Policy Manual

FOIA Officer

Stephen Peterson and Jeanne Hamilton are the FOIA Officers for the Golden Prairie Public Library District. All FOIA requests regarding GPPLD should be submitted to:


Golden Prairie Public Library District
ATTN: FOIA Officer

205 E. Olive St.
Bloomington, IL 61701

Our Board

Jodi Sherman, President (Term through 6/2021)

Ruth Novosad, Vice President (Term through 6/2021)

Laurie Nippe, Secretary/Treasurer (Term through 6/2025)

Ary Anderson (Term through 6/2023)

Stephen Peterson (Term through 6/2025)

Patti Salch (Term through 6/2023)

Stephanie Walden (Term through 6/2021)

Feel free to contact the Golden Prairie Board.

Meetings begin at 5:00 p.m. in the Bloomington Public Library William C. Wetzel Reading Room.

FY 2021 Dates

July 15, 2020

August 19, 2020

September 16, 2020

October 21, 2020

November 18, 2020

December 16, 2020

January 20, 2021

February 17, 2021

March 17, 2021

April 21, 2021

May 19, 2021

June 16, 2021

2020 Meeting Dates, Agendas, Minutes

July 15, 2020 | Agenda
June 17, 2020 | Agenda
April 15, 2020 (Cancellation Notice) | Agenda
March 18, 2020 (Cancellation Notice) | Agenda
March 18, 2020 | Agenda
February 19, 2020 | Agenda | Minutes
February 14, 2020 (Legislative Breakfast) | Agenda
January 15, 2020 | Agenda | Minutes

GPPLD Board Archives

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