Enlightening and Inspiring Generations with Generations of Ideas

When I was a young boy, my local library was a place of sanctuary and wonder.  … Often, after collecting a dozen or more titles, I would curl up on the floor at the end of the darkest aisle and spend the day devouring my finds.  There, surrounded by the towering stacks, I found the gateway to the entire human world.  May your journeys here be as wondrous.

Chris Gall
to the LaSalle Public Library on the occasion of the Library's Centennial Celebration, 2007

Testing & Education Reference Center

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Testing & Education Reference Center offers in-depth information on:

  • Scholarships, financial aid and available grants for thousands of colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada;
  • Dozens of college entrance practice exams including GMAT, SAT, LSAT;
  • Civil service and licensing practice tests for State Trooper, Real Estate, Postal Clerk and Carrier and more;
  • Career guidance via occupational assessments, resumé building techniques, and job interview tips.

It also includes Career Assessment, a Resumé Builder and the Virtual Career Library. Its Career Key  includes a database of more than 1,100 occupations that allows users to map a career path with occupations that are most suitable for them. The Resumé Builder helps users build outstanding resumés and includes tools specific to the user. The Virtual Career Library provides resumé, cover letter and interviewing tips for users starting out in high school to the seasoned professional who is changing careers.  Enter your 14 digit library patron barcode and begin today!