Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library
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As a general rule the Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library Board of Trustees convenes its regular monthly board meetings at 4 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month in the Board Room at the library.   The meeting dates for 2022 are listed below.  Members of the public are welcome to attend. Please call the library for further details or notification of any schedule changes.

2022 Meetings

  • January 19, 2022
  • February 16, 2022
  • March 16, 2022
  • April 20, 2022
  • May 18, 2022
  • June 15, 2022
  • July 20, 2022
  • August 23, 2022*
  • September 21, 2022
  • October 25, 2022*
  • November 16, 2022
  • December–No regularly scheduled meeting held

*Note: These two meetings will be held on the 4th Tuesday of the month

2023 Meetings

  • January 18, 2023
  • February 15, 2023
  • March 15, 2023
  • April 19, 2023
  • May 17, 2023
  • June 21, 2023
  • July 19, 2023
  • August 16, 2023
  • September 20, 2023
  • October 18, 2023
  • November 15, 2023
  • December–No regularly scheduled meeting held

Board of Trustees:

Trygve Meade, President, term expires May 2025; Cathy Ludlum, Vice-President, term expires May 2026; Keely Vollmar, Secretary, term expires May 2024; Jana Emmons, Treasurer, term expires May 2026; Kim Freiley, term expires May 2024; Kevin Meade, term expires May 2026; Rhonda Vogel, term expires May 2025; Chris Leighton, term expires May 2024; Andrea Barbknecht, term expires May 2025.

Contact a trustee at

Agendas & Minutes

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

In accordance with 5 ILCS, Par. 140/1, Freedom of Information Act, the Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library shall make available for inspection or copying all public records, except as otherwise provided in Section 7 of this Act.

Persons may request public records at the library. Requestors are encouraged to submit requests in writing to the Director at 205 W. Chestnut Street, Canton, IL 61520. Requests should be sufficiently detailed to identify documents sought to be examined or copied.

Some information is available directly from our website.  Links to Agendas and Minutes are listed above.  Below are additional documents:

Freedom of Information Act Policy FY23

Organization Chart 2022


The library does pay prevailing wage.

Audit–Financial Statement and Audit Report FY22

Annual Treasurer’s Report FY22

Library Annual Report FY22

In accordance with posting requirements, a brief description of the library and methods for requesting this information are posted at the 205 W. Chestnut Street facility.

Open Meetings Act

In accordance with posting requirements of the Open Meetings Act, the following documents are posted at the library facility at 205 W. Chestnut Street in Canton, IL.

  • A schedule of the meeting dates for the Board of Trustees for the current year.
  • An agenda for each meeting of the Board of Trustees, posted at least 48 hours in advance.
  • Total compensation for applicable employees, as defined in Public Act 97-609.

Library Confidentiality Act

The circulation and registration records of library patrons are NOT available for public inspection, under the guidelines of the Library Records Confidentiality Act.

IMRF Total Compensation Package

IMRF Employee Compensation Requirement for FY23

In addition, a printed copy of any employees whose total compensation package exceeds $75,000 is posted at the library circulation desk per Illinois Law (120 ILCS/7.3–Public Act 97-0609).

IMRF Employee Cost and Participation Information (Public Act 101-0504)