Masks required for entry

In accordance with recommendations from the Center for Disease Control, masks are required to be worn by staff and patrons.

Masks must cover both nose and mouth.

Golden Prairie Public Library District

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 FY22 budget is $464,375.

Mission

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

Trustees

Ruth Novosad

President
Re-Election Year
2027

Ary Anderson

Vice President
Re-Election Year
2023

Stephanie Walden

Secretary/Treasurer
Re-Election Year
2027

Jim Russell

Re-Election Year
2025

Kathy Vroman

Re-Election Year
2027

Patti Salch

Re-Election Year
2023

Stephen Peterson

Re-Election Year
2025

To contact the Trustees, select "Contacting the GPPLD Board" in our contact form.

FOIA Officers

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: 
 
GPPLDFOIA@bloomingtonlibrary.org 
       OR 
Golden Prairie Public Library District 
ATTN: FOIA Officer 
205 E. Olive St. 
Bloomington, IL 61701 

Board Meetings

Typically, meetings begin at 5:00pm in Bloomington Public Library’s William C. Wetzel Reading Room. (Please check each meeting agenda for the exact time and location.)

Per the Illinois Open Meetings Act, opportunity for public comment is available at all board meetings. View the full guidelines on page 12 of our policy manual.

Agendas

Title Date
January GPPLD Meeting View Document
February GPPLD Meeting View Document
March GPPLD Meeting View Document
April GPPLD Meeting View Document
May GPPLD Meeting View Document
June GPPLD Meeting View Document
July GPPLD Meeting View Document
Fundraising 101 Virtual Event View Document
August GPPLD Meeting View Document
September GPPLD Meeting View Document
October GPPLD Meeting
November GPPLD Meeting
December GPPLD Meeting

Minutes

Title Date
January GPPLD Meeting Minutes View Document
February GPPLD Meeting Minutes View Document
March GPPLD Meeting Minutes View Document
April GPPLD Meeting Minutes View Document
April GPPLD Meeting Minutes (Executive Session) View Document
May GPPLD Meeting Minutes View Document
June GPPLD Meeting Minutes View Document
July GPPLD Meeting Minutes View Document
August GPPLD Meeting Minutes View Document
September GPPLD Meeting Minutes
October GPPLD Meeting Minutes
November GPPLD Meeting Minutes
December GPPLD Meeting Minutes