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The Golden Prairie Public Library District serves most residents of Arrowsmith, Bloomington, Dale, Dawson, and Old Town Townships and contracts with the Bloomington Public Library for services. Residents within the district are eligible for Bloomington Public Library cards and can utilize the Bloomington Public Library, the Bookmobile, and Bloomington Public Library's online resources. The GPPLD FY17 budget is $430,600.
Our Mission

Our mission is to provide access to quality library services to residents within the Golden Prairie Public Library District. Feel free to contact the Golden Prairie Board.

Stephen Peterson, President (Term through 6/2019)

Jodi Sherman, Vice President (Term through 6/2021)

Ruth Novosad, Secretary/Treasurer (Term through 6/2021)

Ary Anderson (Term through 6/2019)

Patti Salch (Term through 6/2023)

Laurie Nippe (Term through 6/2019)

Stephanie Walden (Term through 6/2019)

FOIA Officer

Tim Ervin and Stephen Peterson are the FOIA Officers for the Golden Prairie Public Library District. All FOIA requests regarding GPPLD should be submitted to:


Golden Prairie Public Library District
ATTN: FOIA Officer

205 E. Olive St.
Bloomington, IL 61701

Meetings begin at 5:00 p.m. in the Bloomington Public Library William C. Wetzel Reading Room.

2018 Dates

January 17, 2018

February 21, 2018

March 21, 2018

April 18, 2018

May 16, 2018

June 20, 2018

2018 Meeting Dates, Agendas, Minutes

June 20, 2018 | Agenda
May 16, 2018 | Agenda | Minutes
April 18, 2018 | Agenda | Minutes
March 21, 2018 | Agenda | Minutes
February 21, 2018 | Agenda | Minutes
January 29, 2018 (Legislative Breakfast) | Agenda
January 17, 2018 | Agenda | Minutes

GPPLD Board Archives

To find previous year's information on board meetings, you can go to the Archives Page.