About Us

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Danvers Township Library is enriching lives, building community, and fostering success by bringing people, information and ideas together.

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About Danvers

Danvers Township Library is a public library located in Danvers Township, McLean County, Illinois. The library serves 1,925 residents.  Danvers was founded in 1836.  Home of Olympia North Elementary, which serves Danvers & Stanford.

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About the Library

The Danvers Township Library has a collection of more than 20,000 books, 35,000 E-books, 3,700 DVDs & Blue-Ray discs, 120 audio books, over 30 specialty cake pans, and periodicals, plus a variety of reference materials. Internet usage, faxing, printing, copying, & laminating available to the public.   

The staff includes a director, five assistant librarians, in addition to several volunteers. The annual operating budget is $104,000, and we receive nearly 20,000 visits per year. The library works closely with Olympia North Elementary School.

Danvers Library is a member of RAILS (Reaching Across Illinois Library Systems).

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Amentities

  • We have 5 computers available to the public & 6 Laptops available to checkout.
  • The study room can be reserved or available for "first come, first serve"
  • Faxing, Printing, Copying & Laminating 
  • Specialty Cake Pans available to check out
  • These amenities are available anytime we are open.

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Staff

Director: Lori Priebe
Assistant Librarian: Cathy Frey
Assistant Librarian: Carol Bogue
Assistant Librarian: Miriam Knoy
Assistant Librarian: Cindy Melick
Assistant Librarian:  Jody Cassel

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Board Members

Jeanne Kashner, President*
Cliff Magee, Vice President
Dawn Zimmerman , Secretary
Brenda Cagle, Treasurer
Darvin Miller
Melinda Malone

Christina Smith

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Committees

Finance: Brenda Cagle
Building/ Maintenance: Darvin Miller & Dawn Zimmerman
Personnel: Cliff Magee
Technology: Cliff Magee
FOIA Officer: Lori Priebe

OMA Officer: Cliff Magee

*Jeanne Kashner oversees all committees.

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Board Meeting Dates

2nd Monday of the month

03/11/19                08/12/19

04/08/19               09/09/19

05/13/19               10/14/19

06/10/19                11/11/19

 07/08/19                12/09/19