About Us

"The HARVEY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT, has been serving this community for 120 years. We have been providing our community with history, knowledge, programs, classes and events since 1898. We also offer Wi-Fi, Movies, Books, Cd’s, Free streaming movies and music, Free downloadable music, and Free online classes to our library patrons. Just come in and pay us a visit, we have many selections and services that will gain your attention."

Freedom of Information Act Request

By mail or in person:

Freedom Of Information Act Officer
Harvey Public Library District
15441 Turlington Ave.
Harvey, IL 60426

Via e-mail:

Via fax:
Attention Freedom of Information Act Officer
(708) 331-2835

Please be descriptive as possible when making your request. Please tell us whether you would like copies of the requested records, or whether you wish to examine the records in person. You have the right to either option.

Fees for the actual cost of reproduction:

  • Black & White letter or legalsize copies: the first 50 pages are free. Additional pages are 15 cents per page.
  • Color Copies are 25 cents per page.
  • If records are provided in an electronic format, then the actual cost of the media used for storage will be charged.
Download the Freedom of Information Request Form here.
FOIA Download Link
For more information about the Freedom of Information Act,
visit the Illinois Attorney General's website at

Financial Information

Annual Budgets

Annual Receipts and Disbursements

Salary & benefits Public Act 97-0609

A physical copy of the total compensation package information
is posted for public viewing and inspection in the main entrance vestibule of
the Harvey Public Library District's principle office located at
15441 Turlington Avenue, Harvey, Illinois 60426.

Compensation & Benefit Information

Public Act 101-0504 requires IMRF to post certain employer cost and participation information on its website. Public Act 101-0504 also requires the District to post a link to the IMRF website. You may click here to visit the IMRF website or copy and paste the following link in your internet browser: https://www.imrf.org/en/about-imrf/transparency/employer-cost-and-participation-information .

Careers @ HPLD

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Board of Library Trustees

PRESIDENT Tamika Price
VICE PRESIDENT Monique Williams
TREASURER Anthony McCaskill
SECRETARY Chapell Hooks
TRUSTEE Joann Nesbitt
TRUSTEE Charwana Morgan

Keith Price



Kim Peake

Kim Peake

Board Meeting Dates

January 11 -Finance Agenda - Minutes
January 13 -Planning Committee Agenda
January 13 -Board Agenda - Minutes
January 24 -Emergency Board Agenda - Minutes
January 25 - Finance Agenda - Postponed
February 8 -Finance Agenda - Minutes
February 10 -Planning Committee Agenda
February 10 -Board Agenda - Minutes
February 22 -Special Meeting Agenda - Minutes
March 8 -Finance Agenda
March 10 -Planning Committee Agenda
March 10 -Board Agenda - Minutes
April 12 -Finance Agenda
April 14 -Planning Committee Agenda
April 14 -Board Agenda - Minutes
April 26 -Special Meeting Agenda - Minutes
May 10 -Finance Agenda - Minutes
May 12 -Planning Committee Agenda
May 12 -Board Agenda - Minutes
May 19 -Special Meeting Agenda - Minutes
June 7 -Finance Agenda - Minutes
June 9 -Planning Committee Agenda
June 9 -Board Agenda - Minutes
July 12 -Finance Agenda
July 14 -Planning Committee Agenda
July 14 -Board Agenda - Minutes
August 9 -Finance Agenda
August 11 -Planning Committee Agenda
August 11 -Board Agenda - Minutes
September 6 -Finance Agenda
September 8 -Planning Committee Agenda
September 8 -Board Agenda
September 14 -Special Meeting Agenda
September 21 -Finance Agenda
October 3 -Special Meeting Agenda
October 11 -Finance Agenda
October 13 -Planning Committee Agenda
October 13 -Board Agenda - Minutes
October 27 -Public Hearing Agenda
November 8 -Finance Agenda
November 10 -Planning Committee Agenda
November 10 -Board Agenda - Minutes
December 6 -Finance Agenda
December 8 -Planning Committee Agenda
December 8 -Board Agenda
December 12 -Special Meeting Agenda - Minutes