Enlightening and Inspiring Generations with Generations of Ideas

I spent the first few years of my life in a smallish community in Queens.  Back in those early days, kids could roam the streets with relatively little supervision and one place I visited frequently was the local library.  This particular branch was little more than a storefront but to me it was an alternative universe where I could explore my interests and receive kind, informative answers to my questions from the wonderful librarians.

Jonathan Kellerman
to the LaSalle Public Library on the occasion of the Library's Centennial Celebration, 2007

Using the Library

Library Cards

Registration --  Adults wishing to register for a borrower’s card, renew an expired borrower’s card, or replace a lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed borrower’s card must bring with them one form of identification that is a photo i.d. and a piece of mail that includes their current address with a post-mark date or billing date within a month of library card registration.  These forms of identification include but are not limited to driver’s license, utility bills, mail, or voter’s registration card.  The borrower’s card will be sent to the patron via the U.S. Mail.

Children 12 and under must have a parent's signature on any initial application for a library card.  Children under the age of 16 may use the proof of residency provided by their parent.  Children 16 and over...read more

Patron Conduct

LaSalle Public Library  services and facilities are available to persons of all ages. While everyone has an equal right to access library services and facilities, no person has the right to interfere with the ability of others to use and enjoy library resources, services and facilities.

To make sure that everyone enjoys using the library, a Patron Conduct Policy has been established and adopted by the LaSalle Public Library Board of Trustees.  These rules may be revised at any time.