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Marshall Public Library Board of Trustees Contact Information

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Marshall Public Library
Attn: MPL Board of Trustees
612 Archer Avenue
Marshall, IL 62441

Correspondence sent to the board will be reviewed at a monthly board meeting. In the meantime, if there is anything that the library staff may be able to assist you with, please do not hesitate to contact the library staff at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 217-826-2535.


Library Board Meetings

Meeting Agendas -

November 10, 2015

October 14, 2015


Meeting Minutes -

September 9, 2015

August 12, 2015


Annual Planning Breakfast -

2015 Agenda

2014 Minutes



Committee Meeting Minutes

Building and Grounds Committee -    January 29, 2014

Finance Committee -                             April 1, 2014

Personnel Committee -                          July 30, 2014

Policy Committee -                                September 9, 2015


Committee Meeting Agendas

Building and Ground Committee -      April 28, 2015

Finance Committee -                             March 24, 2015

Interview Committee -                           July 22, 2014

Personnel Committee -                          July 30, 2014  

Policy Committee -                             October 14, 2015


Library Board Meeting Dates

Marshall Public Library

Meeting Schedule for FY 2015-2016


The Board of Trustees of Marshall Public Library meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm in the library. These meetings are open to the public.

The meeting dates for the current fiscal year are:


May 13, 2015

June 10, 2015

July 8, 2015

August 12, 2015

September 9, 2015

October 14, 2015

November 11, 2015 November 10, 2015 (due to Veteran's Day holiday)

December 9, 2016

January 13, 2016

Feburary 10, 2016

March 9, 2016

April 13, 2016





Marshall Public Library Board of Trustees

Members of the Board of Trustees are appointed by the mayor.
They serve a 3-year term.

FY 2015-2016 Trustees

John Tarble - President
Janet Hasten - Vice President
Melissa Strait - Secretary
Kent Hall
Carol Halloran
Mike Cameron
Dudley Crow
Shannon Powless
Vickie Wallace


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