Freedom of Information Act

It is the policy of the Bartlett Public Library District to permit access to and copying of its public records in accordance with the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (the “Act”) (5 ILCS 140/3.5).

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The Library does not require the completion of a standard form, but FOIA requests must be done in writing and be as descriptive as possible. You may submit your written request in person, or by mail, fax, or email. Let us know if you want copies of the requested records or if you wish to look at them in person.

Direct requests to

FOIA Officer

Bartlett Public Library District

800 S. Bartlett Rd.

Bartlett, IL 60103

Fax: 630.837.2669



Up to 50 pages of black & white copies included, but beyond that it costs $0.15 per page. Color copies are $0.25 per page. If records are provided in electronic format, the actual cost of the media used for storage will be charged.

General Information

  • The Bartlett Public Library District serves a portion of the community of Bartlett, with the District population being about 37,000.
  • The Library’s purpose is to provide recreational and educational services and programs.
  • There are 19 full-time and 22 part-time employees.
  • The 2022-2023 Fiscal Year Budget:
    • $2,850,875 – Operations
    • $608,537 – Special Funds
    • $3,459,412 – Total

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