The Riverside Public Library is governed by a Library Board of Trustees. The Board gives the mission to the Library, secures adequate funding to accomplish the Library's mission, sets the policies for the operation of the Library, hires the Director of the Library, and advocates for the Library in the Village and in the state. The Board consists of seven Trustees. A Library Trustee must be a resident of Riverside and must run for public election to the Board. The term of office of a Trustee is four years.

Regular Meetings of the Board

The Board of Trustees regularly meets at the Library on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM. Meetings are open, and the public is welcome to attend. The Library requires at least one week's notice from anyone who may need special accommodations in order to attend a meeting.

Committees of the Board

The Trustees work in committees who meet at the Library at varying times. These meetings are open, and the public is welcome to attend. The Library requires at least one week's notice from anyone who may need special accommodations in order to attend a meeting.
Archived Board Minutes
*Meeting not held
In compliance with the Open Meetings Act, the Library does maintain a list of all employees whose total compensation package is greater than $75,000 per year. This list is available for inspection in the Administrative Offices of the Library, Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM.
The Riverside Public Library Board of Trustees meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 PM in the Public Meeting Room of the Library.

January 10, 2017
February 14, 2017
March 14, 2017
April 11, 2017
May 9, 2017
June 13, 2017
July 11, 2017
August 8, 2017
September 12, 2017
October 10, 2017
November 14, 2017
December 12, 2017
Riverside Public Library
1 Burling Road, Riverside, IL 60546


Phone: 708-442-6366
Fax: 708-442-9462

Hours: 9-9 Monday - Thursday
            9-5 Friday & Saturday
            1-5 Sunday (Aug - May)