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Are you interested in becoming a Library Trustee?

September 8, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Library Board nominating petitions will be available starting on September 22, 2020.

Nominating petition forms for the April 6, 2021 library board election in the Plainfield Public Library District will be available beginning Tuesday, September 22, between 10 AM and 5 PM in the Library’s Business office, 15025 S. Illinois St.

Completed petitions must be filed between December 14 and December 21 at the Plainfield Public Library District’s Business Office. Petitions must be filed during normal business office hours only: 10 AM to 5 PM. 

Five seats on the seven-member Board of Library Trustees are up for election on the April 6, 2021 ballot. Four candidates elected will serve four-year terms expiring in April 2025 and one candidate elected will serve a two-year term expiring in April 2023. All library trustee positions are nonpartisan, volunteer and unpaid. Eligible candidates are qualified electors of the Library district with one-year residency at the time the nomination papers are filed.

See the State of Illinois 2021 Candidate’s Guide for more information or contact Library Director Lisa Pappas at: or 815-439-2874.


September 8, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm