Palatine Public Library District Board of Library Trustees announces vacancy

The Palatine Public Library District Board of Library Trustees announced a vacancy at its regular board meeting on June 18. The board will fill this vacancy by appointment. The appointed trustee will serve until the new board is seated in May, 2025, following the consolidated election on April 1, 2025.

Interested persons should submit an application, available online at Paper copies are also available at all Palatine Public Library District locations.

Applications may be submitted via email to Executive Director Melissa Gardner at or by mail to Executive Director, Palatine Library District, 700 N. North Court, Palatine, IL 60067. All applications must be received by July 19, at 5 p.m.

The selected candidate must meet all legal qualifications for this office, including at least one year of residency in the Palatine Public Library District and registration as a voter in the district. Applicants may be interviewed by the board of library trustees.

For further information about the duties of library trustees, please call Executive Director Melissa Gardner at (847) 904-3600 or email

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