Opening for Library Trustee

The Prairie Skies Public Library District is looking for enthusiastic, interested, community-minded members to serve a two-year or four-year term as trustee on the library board.  Trustees are responsible for establishing policies and long-term goals for the district.  Working with the Library Director and Board Clerk they help craft the library’s yearly levy and budget.  As a trustee they help to promote the library’s mission, services and vision to the communities we serve.

If you feel libraries are an important benefit to communities and want to see them continue to grow and thrive then we are looking for you.  To serve on the board you must reside within the Prairie Skies Library District.  The board meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month rotating between the Ashland and Pleasant Plains locations. 


If you are interested Kathy Roegge, Director.  You may send an email to; call either location – Ashland at 217-476-3417 or Pleasant Plains at 217-626-1553.

Finance Committee meeting Agenda

A Finance committee meeting will be held on Monday, June 1 at 1:00pm in Pleasant Plains. Below is the Agenda.  Be aware we will be using social distancing.  If you would like to attend via phone confererence contact us at or call 217-626-1553 to leave a message and we will send you information.

The Prairie Skies Public Library District is a self-governing agency

of the State of Illinois.
The Library District is governed by an elected Board of Trustees. There are seven board members, all residents from around the District. Trustees are elected for four-year terms. The Board meets on the Second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. The Board of Trustees establishes the budget and policies for the Library District and appoints the Library Director, who serves as the Library's chief executive officer.  

Minutes from past Board meetings

Current Trustees

Board Meetings dates

Vacant                   President

Hatcher, Diane           Trustee

Jurgens, Sandra          Trustee

Bob Butcher              Trustee

Davis, Jan                  Trustee

Jennifer Petefish        Treasurer

Vacant                       Secretary


​​Roegge, Kathy            Director

Greene, Kelly             Board Clerk


Meetings are at 6:00 pm unless otherwise noted.

  • July 9, 2019- Pleasant Plains

  • August 13, 2019- Ashland

  • September 10, 2019 -Pleasant Plains 

  • October 8, 2019- Ashland

  • November 12, 2019- Pleasant Plains

  • December 10, 2019 - Ashland 

  • January 14, 2020- Pleasant Plains

  • February 11, 2020- Ashland

  • March 10, 2020 Pleasant Plains

  • April 14, 2020- Ashland

  • May 12, 2020- Pleasant Plains

  • June 9, 2020- Ashland


Freedom of Information requests should be sent to Kathy Roegge at 125 W. Editor, Ashland, Il  62612 or emailed to
Tax Levy Ordinance

Prevailing Wage Ordinance

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