Vision & Policies


The Homewood Public Library aspires to enrich and enhance the lives of our patrons and community.



  • Provide continuously evolving service that responds to patrons’ changing needs
  • Provide access to information, literature and the arts that supports life-long learning, discovery and cultural enjoyment
  • Provide quality customer service with a well-trained, friendly, competent staff
  • Provide a stimulating, pleasing and welcoming space for patrons to meet, discuss, create and collaborate
  • Provide cultural, educational and recreational programs which inspire and entertain
  • Provide a contribution to the library community by supporting area schools and organizations and participating in village events



  • As of September, 2023, the Homewood Public Library employs 34 part-time staff and 14 full-time staff
  • The 2023-2024 HPL Operating budget is $2,459,484 and the detailed budget can be found on the library website.
  • The current HPL Board of Trustees is as follows (photos and term information on the library website):
  • President – Adrienne River
  • Vice-President – Amanda Jo Greep
  • Secretary – Nancy Gildart
  • Treasurer – Thomas Nowak
  • Trustee – Jennifer Cutshall
  • Trustee – Thomas Popelka
  • Trustee – Jacoba (Yoka) Ward


A Homewood Public Library organization chart is also available HERE


Please send FOIA requests to No FOIA form is necessary.


Additional library information including audits and pension information can be found on the library website in the “About Us” section.


Policies at HPL

Computer Internet Policy

Expected Patron Behavior

Homewood Public Library District Policy Manual 

Safe Child Policy

Computer Use Policy