Staff Profile

Richard Kong



Richard oversees the operation and administration of the library, including matters related to library policies, finances, facilities, and personnel. He works closely with library staff and key partners in the local community to ensure progress is made with the library’s long-term strategic goals and annual objectives. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Skokie Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Rotary Club of Skokie Valley. Richard is also a recognized leader in the professional library community, currently serving as an executive board member of the Public Library Association and previously as an executive board member of the Illinois Library Association.

Blog Posts

Protecting Your Online Privacy

With so much talk about online privacy, we thought we'd take a moment to tell you where the library stands.

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A Note from the Director

Reaffirming the library's vision to welcome and serve all.

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Strategic Plan

Learn about our vision for the next three years at the library and how we collaborated on the planning process.

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