Three full 6-year terms and a 2-year term balance (expiring April 2019) will be on the ballot in the April 4, 2017 election. Persons interested in serving must be residents of River Forest and qualified registered voters. The nomination petitions require at least 25 signatures from registered voters in River Forest, a completed Statement of Candidacy and a Statement of Economic Interest filed with the Cook County Clerk. Filing dates are December 12th-19th. Complete candidate information is available from the Illinois State Board of Elections. We invite you to speak with our Library Director Sue Quinn or to attend the November 15th Board meeting (7:30 p.m) to learn more about the Library Board of Trustees.