Associate Board New Member Recruitment Night

Are you looking to get involved? Do you love Chicago Public Library and believe in its purpose to provide 21st century learning opportunities for all Chicagoans?

If the answer is a resounding “yes”, then consider joining the Chicago Public Library Foundation Associate Board.

Attending Recruitment Night is the first step in the process. New Member Recruitment Night is a casual event where anyone interested in joining the Associate Board can attend to meet and speak with current members of the Associate Board. If you decide you’re interested, candidates are asked to submit an application for membership consideration by Friday, April 27.

For details on Associate Board requirements and activities, you can view the Associate Board Frequently Asked Questions. Download a copy of the Associate Board Application here. For additional information, please contact Kathleen Jacob, Membership Chair at

For 30 years, the Chicago Public Library Foundation has been the Library’s fundraising partner with investments of over $70 million to fund technology, programs, and collection development initiatives that have cemented the Library as a world class institution. As with the Chicago Public Library Foundation, the mission of the Associate Board is to support the creation, promotion and growth of private resources for the benefit of Chicago Public Library.