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.

Board and Committee meeting Agenda

The Building and Grounds committee will meet on Tuesday April 13 at 5:30pm in Ashland. 

The Board meeting is in Ashland on Tuesday, April 13, starting at 6:00pm.  Be aware we will be using social distancing.  If you would like to attend via phone conference 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

Davis, Jan                President

Bob Butcher             Treasurer

Jennifer Petefish       Secretary

Hatcher, Diane          Trustee

Kocis, Rachel             Trustee


Barbara                     Trustee

Meghan Miller            Trustee


​​Roegge, Kathy            Director

Greene, Kelly             Board Clerk


Meetings are at 6:00 pm unless otherwise noted.

  • July 14, 2020- Pleasant Plains

  • August 11, 2020- Pleasant Plains

  • September 8, 2020 -Pleasant Plains 

  • October 13, 2020- Pleasant Plains

  • November 10, 2020- Pleasant Plains

  • December 8, 2020 - Pleasant Plains

  • January 12, 2021- Pleasant Plains

  • February 9, 2021- Pleasant Plains

  • March 9, 2021 Pleasant Plains

  • April 13, 2021- Ashland

  • May 11, 2021- Pleasant Plains

  • June 8, 2021- Ashland


The April 2020 meeting was cancelled because of COVID- 19.

Committee Meeting Minutes

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

Ashland: 217-476-3417
Pleasant Plains: 217-626-1553

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