Board of Directors Meeting Agenda – November 9, 2022

Public Meeting Notice

Board of Directors
Chicago Public Library/Chicago Public Library System
Regular Meeting
November 9, 2022, 9:00 a.m.

The November 9, 2022 meeting of the Chicago Public Library Board of Directors will be hosted virtually.

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Public Comment

A summary of the public comment portion is available below:

  • Public comment will be held at the end of the meeting.
  • Written statements are the preferred method of public comment and will be accepted up to 24 hours in advance of the meeting at
  • Members of the public wishing to speak at the meeting must email their request  by 10 a.m. on Tues, November 8th. Please include your name, phone number and email address. 
  • A maximum of 5 members of the public will be permitted to comment. Selected speakers will be chosen on a first-come, first-serve basis. Each will be given instructions on how to provide up to 2 minutes of comment.


November 9, 2022, 9:00 a.m. / Virtual Meeting

  1.  Approval of minutes for the September 20, 2022 meeting (action required)
  2. Schedule of Requisitions, Contracts and Licenses (info only)
  3. 2023 Board of Directors Meeting Schedule (action required)
  4. 2023 CPL Budget Overview / Kelly Fund Budget Approval (action required)
  5. CPL Operations and Facilities Report (info only)
  6. Programming Update (info only)
  7. Commissioner’s Report (info only)
    • City Council Budget Hearing
    • Commissioner Brown @ City Club of Chicago
    • ASID Recap
    • Library Holiday Hours
      • Thurs, November 24th – all locations are closed
      • Sat, December 24th - all locations close at 3PM
      • Sun, December 25th – all locations are closed
      • Mon, December 26th – all locations are closed
      • Sat, December 31st – all locations close at 3PM
      • Sun, January 1, 2023 – all locations are closed
      • Mon, January 2, 2023 – all locations are closed
    • Retirements
  8. Chicago Public Library Foundation Report (info only)
  9. Other Business
  10. Public Comment

Next Board meeting: TBD / Virtual Meeting