Request a document under the Freedom of Information Act

How to File a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request

with the Elizabeth Township Public Library
1.      Please file your request for records in writing. No specific form is required. You may submit your written request by mail, fax or email. Please direct all requests to:
Elizabeth Township Public Library
FOIA Officer – Deborah Wunsch
210 E. Myrtle St.
PO Box 243
Elizabeth, IL 61028
Fax: 815.858.3475
2.      Please be as specific as possible when describing the records you are seeking. Remember, the Freedom of Information Act is designed to allow you to inspect or receive copies of records, not to require a public body to answer questions.
3.      Please tell us whether you would like copies of the requested records or would like to examine the records in person.
4.      There is no fee for up to fifty (50) pages of standard paper copies. For copies beyond fifty (50) there is a .10 cent per page fee.
5.      You are permitted to ask for a waiver of all copying fees. To do so you must include a specific explanation as to why your request for information is in the public interest – not simply your personal interest – and merits a fee waiver. Please be sure to indicate in the form of a statement your request for the waiving of all fees associated with the request.
6.      Please include your name, mailing address, telephone number, and your e-mail address.
7.      If you have any questions please contact our FOIA Officer – Deborah Wunsch at (815) 858-2212 or via e-mail at
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