Board of Library Trustees
Laurie Whitman
Julie Gies
Vice President
Karen Snow
David Swainson

Danielle Clement


Allison Demes O'Brien


Michael Donaldson

Board Meetings

Regular Meetings

To view a copy of the Board of Library Trustee Bylaws, click HERE. To view upcoming board meetings, please visit our Events page or click HERE for the annual ordinance establishing dates for regular board meetings. 
If you are interested in running to be a Library Trustee, information can be found on the Illinois State Board of Elections web page. Candidates running for the open seats in the April 2021 election can download the candidates guide and necessary forms. The Library has three (3) full terms (4 year seat) and one (1) unexpired term (2 year seat) up in 2021. 


  • November 18, 2020

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 /