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Library Leadership

Meet the members of our library board

Irv Koning, President (email Irv)

Steve Scheider, Vice-President

Wanda Cwiklo, Secretary

Chuck Fricke, Treasurer

Cali Oberbroeckling, Trustee

Staci Thompson, Trustee


Library Director, Katie Schmoyer (email Katie)

Library Assistant Director, Lynn Allabaugh (email Lynn)

Board of Trustees Policy Manual (download)

Facility Plan 2013-2018 (download)

WPL Organizational Chart (download)

2018 Library Board schedule

The Winnebago Public Library Board of Trustees holds its regular meetings in the Library Community Room

at 210 North Elida St. Winnebago, IL at 7:00 p.m. on the following dates in 2018:

January 4, 2018

February 1, 2018

March 1, 2018

April 5, 2018

May 3, 2018

June 7, 2018

July 5, 2018

August 2, 2018

September 6, 2018

October 4, 2018

November 1, 2018

December 6, 2018

Library Board Meeting Agendas:

September 20, 2018 Special Board Meeting (download) September 6, 2018 Regular Board Meeting (download) August 15, 2018 Committee of the Whole (download) August 2, 2018 Regular Board Meeting (download) July 19, 2018 Special Board Meeting (download) July 5, 2018 Regular Board Meeting (download) June 21, 2018 Committee of the Whole Meeting (download) June 7, 2018 Regular Board Meeting (download)

Library Board Meeting Minutes:

September 6, 2018 Regular Board Minutes (download) August 16, 2018 Committee of the Whole Minutes (download) August 2, 2018 Regular Board Minutes (download) July 19, 2018 Special Board Meeting Minutes (download) July 5, 2018 Regular Board Minutes (download) June 21, 2018 Committee of the Whole Minutes (download) June 7, 2018 Regular Board Minutes (download)

Library Seeks a New Board Member

Are you a user of Winnebago Public Library’s services and programs? Are you a supporter of this valuable community resource? Are you interested in an opportunity for public service? The Winnebago Public Library District Board of Trustees is looking for library district residents interested in appointment as Library District Trustees. One Board member has resigned due to leaving the area so there is an immediate vacancy for an unexpired term ending in 2019. There are additional openings for terms ending in 2021 that must be filled through appointment. Residents interested in being considered for appointment should send a letter of application to Irv Koning, c/o Winnebago Public Library, 210 N. Elida St., Winnebago, IL 61088 or email it to The board will review applications at its regular board meetings. The Board of Trustees consists of seven elected district residents. The Board meets monthly on the first Thursday of each month at 7 pm at the Library. There is normally a Committee of the Whole meeting the third Thursday of each month and there are occasionally special meetings called to transact time-sensitive business. The board is responsible for policy development, financial oversight, long range planning, hiring and evaluating the library director, and advocating for and promoting the library in the community. To learn more about board service, please come to a Board meeting or read recent minutes here. You may also contact Board President Irv Koning at