About

Mission

Learn. Explore. Connect.

The La Grange Public Library provides community members the inspiration and the means to learn, explore, and connect throughout their lives.

Vision

Enriching every community member's life.

Our Values

We take pride in the Library and the La Grange community. Our purpose is to cultivate a desire to return to the Library. The following values guide us:

Respect
We believe in open and honest communication.
We act with respect and compassion to make patrons and staff alike feel valued and appreciated.

Expertise
We combine knowledge and expertise with flexibility and creativity when serving patrons.

Innovation
We embrace innovation as essential to evolve with the needs of the community.
We look for eco-friendly solutions in our procedures and practices.

Fun
We approach our day with enthusiasm and a sense of humor.
We believe laughter goes a long way.
We love what we do, and we want everyone to know it.

Strategic Plan

The Library Board of Trustees adopted a 2017-2019 Strategic Plan on August 16, 2016.  The plan focuses on four areas:

  • SERVICES that meet evolving community needs
  • ENGAGEMENT of our diverse community
  • AWARENESS of library services and resources
  • SPACE that is attractive and flexible

The 2010-2014 Strategic Plan is still available for review.