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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Making a FOIA Request

Requests for public records shall be in writing and addressed to Freedom of Information Officer. The requester shall provide the following information in a request for public records:

  • The requester's full name, address and telephone number.
  • A brief description of the public records sought, being as specific as possible.
  • A statement as to whether the request is for inspection of public records, copies of public records, or both.
  • A statement as to whether the records need to be certified.

Requests for public records shall be submitted to:
Debbie Darwine
Freedom of Information Officer
La Grange Public Library
10 West Cossitt Avenue
La Grange, Illinois 60525
darwined [@]

Please note that some information is already available on the Library's website, including:


In compliance with the Open Meetings Act, the Library does maintain a list of all employees whose total compensation package is greater than $75,000 per year.  This list is available for inspection in the Administrative Offices of the Library, Monday through Friday, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.


For more information about FOIA requests, view the Library's Freedom of Information Act Policy.

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