Board of Trustees

Sandra Bauter – President

Michael Lamb – Vice President

Danell Morrison – Secretary

Teri Jones – Treasurer

Leone Heberer – Trustee

Mike McCain- Trustee

Terri Downey- Trustee

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The library district will satisfy the 21st Century educational, recreational, and literary needs of all ages in our communities with superior service in physical and virtual environments that provide access to the world of social and cultural ideas, and enrich the quality of lives.

Meeting Dates

The regular meetings of the Library Board will be held at the Fossil Ridge Public Library, 386 W. Kennedy Road, Braidwood, Illinois, at 6:00 p.m. on the 3rd Monday of the month. *The August meeting will be held on the fourth Monday of the month.

July 16, 2018                             January 21, 2019

*August 27, 2018                       February 18, 2019

 September 17, 2018                   March 18, 2019

 October 15, 2018                        April 15, 2019

 November 19, 2018                    May 20, 2019

 December 17, 2018                    June 17, 2019





The Regular Board Meeting of the Fossil Ridge Public Library District Board of Trustees will be held on Monday,  February 18, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Fossil Ridge Public Library, 386 West Kennedy Road,Braidwood, IL 60408.

This public body may adjourn to closed session to discuss matters so permitted, and may act upon such matters upon returning to open session. Any individual requiring special accommodations as specified by the American with Disabilities Act is requested to notify Fossil Ridge Public Library at 815-458-2187 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting date.




Lastest Events

Come to the library for bagels, coffee and conversation with your neighbors. All adults are welcome. 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Friday Afternoons 3:30-4:30. Join us each week as we build, create, and use our imaginations with Legos. Duplo blocks will be available for children ages 4 and under. No registration required walk-ins welcome.
No School Movie Days– Join us at the library to enjoy a movie with your child. Light refreshments will be served. All movies will begin at 1:00pm. Movie dates And titles are listed below: Monday January 7th– Christopher Robin Monday February 18th– Hotel Transylvania 3 Tuesday March 13th– Captain Underpants Wednesday April 18th– Beauty and
Club 345– Club 345- 3rd through 5th graders are encouraged to read the books then join us the third Monday of the month at 5:30 to view the movie and compare and contrast the two. Monday, January 21st – The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling Monday, February 18th– The House with a Clock in its
Wednesday Mornings 10:30-11:00. Lap-Sit is an interactive program for children ages birth to 24 months and their caregivers. You’ll sing songs, fingerplays, and enjoy reading time together. Registration is required, caregiver must attend with child.  
Learn how to transfer your photos to wood in this two part class. Participants must email a digital photo to prior to the program. Registration is required. 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.