About Us

Friends of the Library Board Members for 2022 are: Linda Castleman - President, Connie Peters - Vice President, Ruth Sublett - Chairperson of Books Between Bites, Sue Maxwell - Chairperson of Book Sales, Tim Rooney - Chairperson of Membership, Joan Mochel - Chairperson of Book Sorting. The other board members are: Patty Barr, Brenda Fleckenstein, Byran Hedenberg, Patricia Lathram, Janet Palmer, Debbie Perry, Charles Smith, Faith Vaught, and Richard Virgin. Our Secretary is Christl Smalley, and our Treasurer is Shawn Perkins.

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Pictured: (Seated) Christl, Faith, Connie, and Shawn. (Standing) Richard, Joan, Patty, Debbie, Patricia, Bryan, Brenda, Charles, Ruth, and Tim.

The Friends of the Decatur Public Library Board is a state registered Non-Profit org The board of directors is comprised of 19 members including four non-voting members. These four are the Secretary, the Treasurer, a representative from the Decatur Public Library Board of Trustees, and the City Librarian, Rick Meyer, or designated representative. Each voting board member serves on a committee: Finance, Public Relations, Books Between Bites, Book Sales, and Membership.

Members of the board serve three-year terms. They can serve two terms consecutively but then must wait two years to re-apply.

Contact Us
Friends of the Decatur Public Library
130 N. Franklin St.
Decatur, IL 62523

Phone: 217-424-2900, ext 133

Email: folwebmaster@decaturlibrary.org