Thomas Ford Memorial Library

The Thomas Ford Board of Trustees meetings, usually held at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month, are open to the public. Check our Calendar of Events for the next meeting.

The Board of Trustees is composed of seven members who are elected to four-year terms. To serve, candidates must live in the village of Western Springs and be of voting age.

Responsibilities of the Board of Trustees include:

  • selecting and hiring a qualified Library Director
  • ensuring that the Library has funds and a budget
  • developing (with the Library Director) written policies, long and short range plans, and wage classifications
  • knowing local, state, and federal laws that pertain to libraries
  • attending monthly board meetings and other events

To inquire about becoming a member of the Board of Trustees, contact Anne Kozak at 708-246-0520 or by email at kozak@fordlibrary.org.

Current Members of the Board

2014-2015 Board Calendar

[*Note date combining November and December meetings]

Recent Board Minutes

January 28 2014

February 25 2014

March 18 2014

April 22 2014

May 27 2014

June 24 2014

July 22, 2014

August 26 2014

September 23 2014

October 28 2014

November 18 2014 *note combined November and December meetings

January 27, 2015

 February 24, 2015

March 24, 2015

April 28, 2015

May 23, 2015