Enlightening and Inspiring Generations with Generations of Ideas

They say there is no ‘free lunch’ in life.  But there are free books!  I still can’t believe I can go to my local library and get just abut any book in the world – and I don’t have to pay a dime!!  It’s amazing!  The library is truly the greatest invention of our civilization.

Dan Gutman
to the LaSalle Public Library on the occasion of the Library's Centennial Celebration, 2007

Library Resources

Library Collections

The Library has a collection of over 63,000 books, eBooks, newspapers, magazines for adults and youth, investment titles, audio books for adults, young adults and youth, eAudios, large print, spanish/bilingual, DVDs and music...read more.


Both the adult area on the upper level and the juvenile area on the lower level house age appropriate reference titles.  The titles are non-circulating but may be viewed in-house.  The Library also utilizes two reference databases: Ask?Away and First Search...read more.


The Library has 8 computers available upstairs for adults and youth ages 12 and up and 4 computers downstairs available for youth ages 12 and under...read more.

Genealogy & Local History

The Genealogy and Local History room is located on the second level of the library.  Items in this collection do not circulate.  Some of the items located in this collection include...read more.

Public Meeting Space

A meeting room that seats 50 adults theater style is available for community use.  An Application for Reservation and Use of Meeting Room form must be filled out and returned to the Library when requesting use of the meeting room.  Individuals and groups may request use...read more.