Enlightening and Inspiring Generations with Generations of Ideas

Many, many congratulations to you, the library staff, and all of the people of the LaSalle community.  You all understand that a library is the heart and soul of any small town.  For me, the library is home, and the books are my brothers and sisters.  I read to learn, to laugh and cry, to find myself, and to understand other.  Books help me breathe and words flow in my veins.

Laurie Halse Anderson
to the LaSalle Public Library on the occasion of the Library's Centennial Celebration, 2007

Board of Trustees

The LaSalle Public Library is governed by its by-laws and an appointed nine-member board of trustees.  Board of Trustee members serve three-year term. Those currently serving during the 2016/2017 year are:

John Steele, President
Gerald Waszkowiak, Vice-President
Jo-Ann Benassi, Secretary
Pat Dooley, Treasurer
Cindy Arbisi, Member
Carolyn Pierson, Member
Mary Claire Klinefelter, Member
Barbara Hrovat Mertes, Member
Dr. John Lavieri (City Liaison), Member

Contact: lasallepubliclibraryboard@lasalle.lib.il.us

Library Board Meetings

The Board of Trustees meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month, except July and December.  These meetings are open to the public per the Illinois Open Meetings Act. 

Library Board Meetings, 2013
Library Board Meetings, 2014
Library Board Meetings, 2015
Library Board Meetings, 2016