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Bloomington Public Library Board

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Our Mission

We provide our diverse community with a helpful and welcoming place that offers equal access to the world of ideas and information and supports lifelong learning.

The Bloomington Public Library Board of Trustees meets monthly and establishes the policies of the Library.

You can contact the BPL Board by emailing them at

  • Carol Koos, President
    Budget & Personnel Committee
    3P's Committee

  • Alex Cardona, Vice President
    Budget & Personnel Committee

  • Van Miller, Secretary
    3P's Committee

  • Robert W. Porter, Treasurer
    Budget & Personnel Committee Chair

  • Alicia Henry
    3P's Committee

  • Mike Raikes
    Budget & Personnel Committee

  • Julian Westerhout
    3P's Committee Chair

  • Whitney Roberson
    Budget & Personnel Committee

FOIA Officer

The City Clerk is the FOIA Officer for the City of Bloomington. All FOIA requests regarding the Library should be submitted to:

City Clerk
City of Bloomington

109 E. Olive Street
Bloomington, IL 61701

Bloomington Public Library Board of Trustees


The Board of Trustees has two standing committees:

Budget & Personnel

Planning, Policies & Programs (3P's)

Meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Bloomington Public Library William C. Wetzel Reading Room.

  • January 19, 2016
  • February 16, 2016
  • March 15, 2016
  • April 19, 2016
  • May 17, 2016
  • June 21, 2016
  • July 19, 2016
  • August 16, 2016
  • September 20, 2016
  • October 18, 2016
  • November 15, 2016
  • December 20, 2016
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