Today the library is open from: 1:00pm- 5:00pm

Library Board

The Library Board of Trustees meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm in Meeting Room 3

Current board members:

Jim Bisceglie, term expiration – May 2019
Nancy Copple, term expiration – May 2019
Alex Wall, term expiration – May 2020
Kyle Von Schnase, term expiration – May 2020
Omar Ordaz, term expiration – May 2020
Penny Carter, term expiration – May 2021
Elizabeth Coates, term expiration – May 2021
Jan Benson, term expiration – May 2021
Melissa Kendzora-Smith (President), term expiration – May 2021


Are you a City of Sycamore resident who is 18 years of age or older and LOVES your library? If so, WE NEED YOU! Support your library with your time, energy, and enthusiasm by becoming a board member. All board meetings are open to the public. Feel free to attend a meeting to learn more about current projects and participating on a board. Questions? Contact us to learn more! Interested in joining us? Complete the Board Member Interest Form below.

We’re looking for:

  • Visionaries who believe in the importance and future of public libraries in community life.
  • Collaborators who are willing to listen, learn, ask questions, and share their thoughts and ideas.
  • Advocates who will share the great work the library is doing with others throughout the community.

Time Commitment:

  • 1.5-2 hours on the 2nd Tuesday of each month to attend Board meetings (meetings begin at 5:30 pm).
  • Additional time to read Board packets and participate in occasional committee meetings, library programs, and training sessions.
Board Member Interest

Select Year

Personnel Committee - 2019
March 12 - 2019
February 12 - 2019
January 8 - 2019

Pursuant to Public Act 97-0609 (Illinois Compiled Statute 5 ILCS 120/7.3), which is part of the Open Meetings Act, the Total Compensation Package Chart for Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF) employees that have a total compensation package that exceeds $75,000 per year must be made available to the public.

There are no employees at the Sycamore Public Library who receive a total compensation package that exceeds $75,000 per year.
The term “total compensation package” is defined as the “payment by the employer to the employee for salary, health insurance, a housing allowance, a vehicle allowance, a clothing allowance, bonuses, loans, vacation days granted, and sick days granted.”

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9:00am - 5:00pm


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