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Teen Department

The LaSalle Public Library offers an area specifically for teens aged 12 and up.  This area, located on the second level of the Library, features its own selection of fiction and non-fiction, biographies and audiobooks.  


Public Computers and Wireless Access - Teens 12 years or older are welcome to use the public computers in the adult area or bring their own computer and connect to our wireless network.  See "Library Services" for a complete overview of our public computers. 

Tutoring Services - LaSalle cardholders can access for free, Tutor.com, a premier tutoring service.  Highly qualified instructors help students understand process and develop the ability to find their own answers to questions in 40 subjects.   The service also tutors students in AP courses, PSAT, SAT and ACT test prep and essay writing. It is available from any internet enabled device, from 3pm - 10pm, 7 days a week, 361 days a year.  Each session is personalized and one-to-one.  Tutor.com also offers help in resume and cover letter writing.  

Curriculum Support - Staff is pleased to assist teachers in procuring materials to support lesson plans.  Whether it is thematic support, science and history fair resources, or materials of a professional nature, we welcome your requests. 

School Tours - Staff welcomes class visits from area schools.  If you would like to schedule a class visit, please contact Donna Blomquist at dmblomquist@lasalle.lib.il.us. 

Programs - The Library offers free programs for teens during the summer.  All Library programs are open to the public and are free.  Teens are welcome to attend any adult or youth program.