Mission Statement

Vision

We aspire to be an Enrichment Center for all residents of the community, giving them the keys to lifelong learning and discovery. Libraries transform lives.

Mission

We encourage and support the personal, educational, and professional needs of the community with emphasis on reading and learning at all ages.

Strategic Plan

Learn about the library's 3 year strategic plan in PDF iconEnglish or PDF iconSpanish (2020-2022).

2022 Hours
Monday - Thursday 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday closed

 

2022 Holiday Closings
Sat. Jan. 1 New Year's Day
Mon. Jan. 17 Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
Mon. Feb. 21 Presidents Day
Fri. Apr. 15 Good Friday
Sun. Apr. 17 Easter Sunday
Mon. May 30 Memorial Day
Mon. Jun. 20 Juneteenth (Observed)
Mon. Jul. 4 Independence Day
Mon. Sep. 5 Labor Day
Mon. Oct. 10 Columbus Day
Fri. Nov. 11 Veterans Day
Wed. Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Eve (close at 5:00 p.m.)
Thu. Nov. 24 Thanksgiving
Sat. Dec. 24 Christmas Eve
Sun. Dec. 25 Christmas Day
Mon. Dec. 26 Christmas Day (Observed)
Sat. Dec. 31 New Year's Eve
Location and Directions

Street Address:

600 Bohland Ave
Bellwood, IL 60104

 

Library Board of Trustees
Title: Name Expires Contact
President Mrs. Dorothy Clark Smith 2023 Contact
Vice President Ms. Constance Riales 2023 Contact
Treasurer Ms. Mary Clements 2027 Contact
Secretary Mr. Reginald Stewart 2025 Contact
Trustee: Ms. Maria Perez 2027 Contact
Trustee: Ms Deborah Giles 2023 Contact
Trustee: Pastor Michael Horton 2025 Contact

 

Board Meetings

The Library Board meets in the Library at 6:00 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month, except July and August. 

All meetings of the Board of Trustees are open to members of the public who wish to observe.

Current Year Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes

For Past Years, visit the Archive

Board Meeting Schedule 2022:

January 11, 2022 (Virtual Meeting)

February 8, 2022 (Virtual Meeting)

March 15, 2022 -- scheduled on third Tuesday

April 12, 2022 

May 10, 2022 

June 7, 2022 

September 13, 2022 

October 11, 2022 

November 8, 2022 

December 13, 2022 

Legal Notices and Notes

FY21 Budget: $2,331,414

PDF iconBudget 2021.pdf

As of January 1, 2021: Full-Time Employees = 7, Part-Time Employees = 15

IMRF Notice:  Public Act 101-0504 requires IMRF to post certain employer cost and participation information on its website.  Public Act 101-0504 also requires municipalities, which participate in IMRF and have a website, to post a link to the IMRF website. You may click here to visit the IMRF website or copy and paste the following link in your internet browser:  https://www.imrf.org/en/about-imrf/transparency/employer-cost-and-participation-information .