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Library Board of Trustees

The Matteson Area Public Library’s Board of Trustees is the governing body of the library. The Board is composed of seven members elected to a staggered six year term by the general public.

The Board is responsible for establishing policies governing the library programs and usage; Overseeing the budget and financial administration; Revising policies when needed to improve or expand services; Formulating and reviewing long range plans for future development and expansion of services when the needs of the library so indicate; and Actively advocating for library support at both the local and state levels.

The Board appoints the Library Director, who is responsible for the administration of the Library. The Library has a departmental structure, with advisory teams established along general library functions. The heads of the departments report to the Director and supervise the staffs and functions of their departments.

All meetings are open to the public.

You may contact the Board of Trustees at


Annual Schedule of Library Board Meetings

Resolution Number 051115-01
Board of Trustees Regular Meeting Dates

The annual schedule of meetings is posted
each year after the annual meeting.
Be it resolved that Board meetings are normally scheduled on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room on the lower level of the building, on the following dates:

  • July 11, 2016
  • August 8, 2016
  • September 13, 2016
  • October 11, 2016
  • November 15, 2016
  • December 12, 2016
  • January 9, 2017
  • February 13, 2017
  • March 13, 2017
  • April 10, 2017
  • May 8, 2017
  • June 12, 2017
  • July 10, 2017

This resolution is effective immediately upon adoption.

Adopted at the Regular Meeting, June 13, 2016.

Posted: June 15, 2016

The Matteson Area Public Library District is subject to the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who require certain accommodations in order to allow them to observe and/or participate in this meeting, or who have questions regarding the accessibility of the meeting or the facilities, are requested to contact the Library Director Kathy Berggren at, (708) 748-4431 to allow the library to make reasonable accommodations for those persons. 

Agenda & Minutes

Official minutes of meetings will be posted after they have been approved by the Library Board at the following Board meeting.

Agenda – September 13, 2016 Meeting

Upcoming Board Meeting: Tuesday, October 11 at 7 PM

Minutes For Special Meetings

Archive of Past Library Board Minutes


Archive of Past Library Board Minutes

The meeting Board of Trustees meets the second Monday of every month, at 7:00 p.m. in Library’s downstairs meeting room.
*Minutes from 2016 and newer are for Matteson Area Public Library District
*Minutes from 2015 and older are for Matteson Public Library

Past Minutes: