Enlightening and Inspiring Generations with Generations of Ideas

Because of our library system anyone in America can educate themselves in any field they desire.  If they are confused, librarians (that without exception in my forty-seven years experience with them) actually want to help; they take the time to try and get whatever is needed.  For free.  For anybody.

Nevada Barr
to the LaSalle Public Library on the occasion of the Library's Centennial Celebration, 2007

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Library News & Events

Noise vs. News: What's Your Source? "The First Amendment & the Free Press"

“The basis of our governments being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right; and were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without...

Collaborative Grant "Noise vs. News" Awarded to IVCC's Jacobs Library and LaSalle Library

This month, Illinois Valley Community College Jacobs Library and the LaSalle Public Library were awarded grant funding via a competitive grant offering provided by Reaching Across Illinois Library...

2017 Tournament of Books...Round 2

The results are in and we hope you are ready for Round 2 of the Book Tournament! Based on your votes the Elite 8 books are: Big Little Lies, The Whistler, The Girl on the Train, The Shack, Small...

Site Maintenance

We are in the process of updating the website.  If you notice color changes, missing information and broken links, we are aware of this.  At times, our site may be offline due to...

Gear Up…Sports Equipment Coming to the LaSalle Public Library

In just a few weeks and just in time for spring, patrons will be able to check-out youth baseball, soccer, football, basketball and beanbag sports equipment from the Library or place them on hold...