About - La Grange Park Public Library
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About

Library Management Team
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Kate Buckson
Executive Director, x 170
gabriela
Gabriela Magats
Business Manager, x175
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Gabriel Oppenheim
Director of Operations, x140
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Susan Fagan
Marketing & Communications Coordinator, x174
rose
Rose Hopkins-LaRocco
Children’s Services Director, x101
roberta
Roberta Richter
Circulation/Technical Services Director, x142
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Samantha Farruggia
Young Adult Librarian, x164
Board of Library Trustees
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Laurie Whitman
President
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Julie Gies
Vice President
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David Swainson
Secretary
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Dorren Gertsen-Briand
Treasurer
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Cathy Foster
Trustee
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Karen Snow
Trustee
michele
Michele Racanelli
Trustee
Board Meetings

Regular Meetings

To view a copy of the Board of Library Trustee Bylaws, click here.

Committee of the Whole Meetings

Special Board Meetings

Mission & Planning

Our Mission

The La Grange Park Library is a welcoming and inclusive community center connecting residents to informational, cultural, and educational resources.

Our Vision

Enriching lives.

 

For a link to the current strategic plan, click here.

FOIA/OMA Requests

Requests for public records shall be in writing and addressed to Freedom of Information Officers. The requester shall provide the following information in a request for public records:

  • The requester’s full name, address, and telephone number.
  • A brief description of the public records sought, being as specific as possible.
  • A statement as to whether the request is for inspection of public records, copies of public records, or both.
  • A statement as to whether the records need to be certified.

Information on fees is available here.

Requests for public records shall be submitted to:

Gabriela Magats / Kate Buckson
Freedom of Information Officers
La Grange Park Public Library District
555 North La Grange Road
La Grange Park, IL 60526
gabriela@lplibrary.org / kateb@lplibrary.org

Employment

To apply for a job at the La Grange Park Public Library, complete the Employment Application and email it to hr@lplibrary.org.

Support

Donate

As you plan your charitable giving this year, please consider contributing to the La Grange Park Public Library in any amount. Please see our gifts policy for more information. 

Volunteer @ the Library

Volunteering at the Library is a rewarding and fun experience, and a great way to give back to your community! You will join a dedicated group who volunteer for us regularly. They do everything from organizing materials to delivering books to the homebound. To find out more or to sign up, please contact Roberta Richter at roberta@lplibrary.org or 708-352-0100 x142.

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

Become a Friend of the Library

The Friends provide financial support to the library through yearly membership dues and book sales. The bookshop sells donated items at modest prices and is staffed entirely by dedicated volunteers. The Friends accept gently used books, magazines, and DVDs, and are glad to offer a donation receipt if requested. Support the Friends when you shop at Amazon.com through this link and the Friends will receive 0.5% of eligible purchases. 

 

To become a Friend, print this application and mail it or bring it in to the bookshop.

 

Mark your calendar for upcoming Friends of the Library Meetings:
August 15, 2017 / November 15, 2017 / February 20, 2018 / May 15, 2018 / August 21, 2018 / November 20, 2018

 

Follow the Friends on Twitter, Instagram,  Facebook, and Tumblr!

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