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Nippersink Public Library District 2019 Trustee Elections

Petitions for nomination and other required documents for candidates for the Nippersink Public Library District Board of Trustees will be available at the library during regular library hours beginning Tuesday, September 18. The documents and the 2019 Candidate’s Guide are also available on the State Board of Elections website (www.elections.state.il.us).

Three 4-year terms and three 2-year terms will be on the ballot of the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election. The petition filing period begins December 10 and the filing deadline is 5:00 PM on Monday, December 17. Petitions are to be filed with the library director, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9 AM and 5 PM. New terms will begin Monday, May 20, 2019.

The Board of Trustees is the governing body of the library district. The trustees’ primary responsibilities are to determine general library policies, oversee library finances, and be an advocate for library services in the community and throughout the state. Regular board meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM.

Prospective candidates must be a registered voter and a resident of the library district, which includes Richmond Township and most of Burton Township.

For further information on becoming a candidate for the April 2, 2019 Consolidated Election, please contact Cynthia Cole, Library Director at nippersink@nippersinklibray.org or by calling 815-678-4014. The Nippersink Public Library is located at 5418 Hill Road, Richmond, IL.

Read to the Dog – with Wall-E!

Beginning readers can practice their skills and build confidence by reading to Wall-E, a certified therapy dog. Call to register: 815-678-4014.

Tuesday, December 4
Wednesday, December 12

4:00pm – 6:00pm

Registration is required for a 15-minute session.
(Limit one session per reader, please.)

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