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Blue Mound Memorial Library

Who We Are


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The Blue Mound Memorial Library staff

Julie Jones. Julie lived in Blue Mound for 30+ years. She retired from the public school system, after 35 years of teaching 7 and 8 grade math courses. She and her husband Tom have 4 children and five Grandchildren. Julie has been Director for the past 7 years.  We are happy to have her here as our Director.

Erin Ireland has been with the library for over 8+ years. She is a resident of rural Boody. She and her husband, David, have three children. When she is not working at the library she loves to read and is very active with her family and Church.  This Decatur native, is a graduate of Eisenhower High School, and attended Richland Community College.

Monica Reynolds, is a resident of Blue Mound, and has lived in this area most all of her life. She has worked for the library for the past 16+ years in different capacities. She is a graduate of Blue Mound High School and attended Richland Community College. She also enjoys reading, being with her family and helping with her grandchildren. We have been glad to have her over the years to help with our Library!!!

Ellie Fitzpatrick started working at the library in the December of 2021. She graduated in 2022 from Meridian High School. She is currently attending Millikin University.  We are glad to have her with our staff!!!

Support Staff

Alice Reed  has been a been a part of the Blue Mound Library for the past 20+ years. She has been the Assistant Librarian, the Librarian, and is currently the Library's Bookkeeper. She has lived in Blue Mound for most of her life. She graduated from Blue Mound High School  and is a graduate of both Richland and Millikin University.   She holds a Bachelors in Early Childhood Development. She and her husband Jeff have two sons.

Carolyn Wetzel,  has been a part of the Blue Mound Library Staff for the past 16 years as the Custodian. Carolyn is now retired from the Meridian School system.  She has four girls who all graduated from Blue Mound High School. Carolyn has been a resident of Blue Mound most all of her life. We are glad to have her!!

The Blue Mound Memorial Public Library provides free services to all residents living within the Blue Mound Library district, with services available to all others for a fee.  Our friendly and professional staff is eager to serve you. Welcome to the Blue Mound Public Library!

Our mailing address is:
213 N. St. Marie Street

PO Box 294
Blue Mound, IL  62513

Our phone number is:
(217) 692-2774

Our fax number is:

(217) 692-2191

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We look forward to hearing from you!