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Ida Public Library

320 N. State St.,
Belvidere, IL 61008

Administrative Team:

Mindy Long, Director:

Belena Garza, Assistant Director,*Bilingual, Yo Hablo Espanol:

Library Staff:

Leah Hotchkiss, Teen Services Librarian

Daisy Melcher; Youth Services Manager

Ella Rose Atkins, Preschool Programmer

Shannon Metzger, Head Cataloger

Rebecca Mundell, Bookkeeper Consultant

Betsy Nitch, Administrative Assistant

Krissy O’Brien-Schultz-Social Media Coordinator

Sandie Omiotek, Master Gardener/Notary Public

Tim Schultz, Technology & Circulation Specialist

Tracy Rognstad, Bookmobile Driver/Specialist

Circulation Clerks/Programmers:

Hannah Champion-Gunn, bookmobile

Truman Coryell

Jacklyn Costa

Gaby Herrera

Betty Marquez *Bilingual-Yo Hablo Espanol

Brandon Simmons

Liberty Thornton 

Caitlin Yaun

Library Caretaker:

Brad Stuhr

Library Page:

Jacqueline Zermeno


***LOCAL HISTORY REQUESTS-please email Director Mindy


You may use this form to submit FOIA requests: FOIA REQUEST FORM

Paper FOIA forms are also available by request at the circulation desks.

FOIA Officers: Mindy Long, Director, Ida Public Library,

Deputy FOIA Officer: Belena Garza, Assistant Director, Ida Public Library;


***Ida Public Library welcomes patron feedback as well as concerns/comments.  Response preference will be give to Belvidere city residents and Boone County active library card holders.  Annonymous feedback will not be addressed.  Please fill out the Feedback Form by clicking HERE.