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The Vernon Area Public Library District Board of Trustees provides a liaison between the general public and the library. The Board has the legal authority and responsibility to see that the library is well managed, and that it operates in accordance the laws of the State of Illinois and the policies established by the Board itself. Duties and responsibilities include budget oversight, policy formulation, long- and short-range planning, and appointment of the library director.


  • Jay Kasten, President
  • Edward Kogan, Vice-President
  • Kim Smith, Secretary
  • Jonathan Passman, Treasurer
  • George Goldstein
  • Ed Acuna
  • Marc Fenton

Meeting Dates

The Board of Library Trustees of the Vernon Area Public Library District meets the third Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the Library Annex, located behind the main building, with an entrance at 4 Indian Creek Road, Lincolnshire.

Library Management 

  • Cynthia Fuerst, Director
  • Janice Kellman, Head of Public Services
  • Keith Barlog, Head of Adult Services
  • Rachel Shulman, Head of Youth Services
  • Stephen Territo, Head of Circulation Services
  • Reed Martin, Manager of Information Technology
  • Catherine Savage, Head of Integrated Communication
  • Judy Nuernberger, Head of Technical Services 

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Contact Information

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Vernon Area Public Library District
300 Olde Half Day Road
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Telephone 847-634-3650
Fax 847-634-8449


Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday 9:00AM-9:00PM
Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM-5:00PM
Sunday 12:00PM-5:00PM
View the complete list of holiday and other closings in 2017.


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