- Learn more about Bonnie
Interests, passions, hobbies: Just about all sports, especially tennis, yoga and golf. I enjoy reading and traveling. I often check out travel guides from our wonderful library!
Favorite book: Too many to narrow it down!
Favorite things about the library: That the library serves such a large number of people in our community - from the ages of 2 to 92!
Why I serve on the Board: I'm delighted to have been elected to the Board in order to give back to Lake Bluff.
- Learn more about Janie
Interests, passions, hobbies: Reading, grandchildren
Favorite book: Hard to choose one, but Pride and Prejudice and A Gentleman in Moscow rank high on my list.
Favorite things about the library: Great staff, and BOOKS! It's truly the gem of Lake Bluff!
Why I serve on the Board: I feel it's a civic duty to participate in one's community in some way that's outside one's own family. Serving on the Library Board is a great way to do that, plus, the people I work with are delightful!
- Learn more about Bill
Interests, passions, hobbies: Reading - Any sport with a racquet - soccer - movies
Favorite book: Mysteries and thrillers
Favorite things about the library: The library is a focal point for the community providing services and programs for young and old. Our library has become very innovative in its ways to support the community with both live and virtual programs.
Why I serve on the Board: My wife and I have lived in the community for over 24 years and raised our 4 children here. I believe I can be a valuable contributor to the board based on my work experience. I am interested in serving on the Library Board of Trustees to help promote the importance of our library in the Lake Bluff community. The library will continue to be creative and innovative to provide residents with reading and visual materials in a safe and expeditious manner.
- Learn more about Alexandra
Interests, passions, hobbies: I love experimenting with vegetable & flower gardening, playing tennis, reading and seeing how my children experience the world.
Favorite book: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Favorite things about the library: The Lake Bluff library is a powerful little community hub that provides so many services far beyond lending books. As a parent of two young kids, I am particularly fond of the children's programming and the welcoming environment that the Library staff has created.
Why I serve on the Board: I am passionate about ensuring that our library remains filled with accessible, diverse and culturally-responsive programming and resources, particularly for children and adolescents.
- Learn more about Sandy
Interests, passions, hobbies: I love to run and have been on the Lake Forest Lake Bluff Running Club since 1984. I’ve traveled reasonably extensively. Knitting is a way that I relax. I also love to read and I’m on a book club.
Favorite book: My favorite book is actually two series which are interconnected. They are The Lymond Chronicles and The House of Niccolo by Dorothy Dunnett.
Favorite things about the library: When my younger son was little, we used to go to lunch and then to the Library every Thursday. It is such a lovely place to go with children. I’m also impressed that the Library does passports.
Why I serve on the Board: It’s time to give back to the community that has been such an important part of my family’s life and the Library is the perfect place to do that.
- Learn more about Jenny
Interests, passions, hobbies: Reading, running, spending time with my kids
Favorite book: The Poisonwood Bible
Favorite things about the library: My favorite things about the library are discovering new books, meeting up with friends, and all of the special programs for families and kids.
Why I serve on the Board: I serve on the board because I love the library and it is a vital community resource. I would like to support the library and our staff in continuing to provide important programs for all of the residents in Lake Bluff.
- Learn more about Matt
Interests, passions, hobbies: Anything my son does. Fiction of all types, narrative poetry, revolutionary history. Unmotorized bicycles of all types. Aquariums.
Favorite book: Which category or genre? Recent read: A Man Called Ove.
Favorite things about the library: The staff and sense of purpose.
Why I serve on the Board: To bring my skill and perspective to maximize this foundational community asset.