Friends of the Library

Join the Friends of the Library today! Your Friends membership supports the Library in many ways.

Learn more in our brochure.


Friends of the Library Board of Trustees

  • Promote the La Grange Public Library by informing the public about materials and resources available at the Library
  • Encourage public interest and use of the Library
  • Assist in purchasing library materials, equipment and programs

Funds are earned through membership dues, donations, fundraisers and the used book sale in the Library lobby.

Friends of the Library Book Sale shelves in the Library lobby.

Friends Make a Difference

The Friends of the Library have recently funded the following projects and materials:

  • Circulating sensory backpacks for children
  • Digital & circulating equipment (including virtual reality in digital studio & projector/projector screen)
  • 2 iPads available for check out
  • Yoga classes for seniors
  • Prizes for Library Open House & Library Card Sign Up Month
  • Books for Book Club Corner

Membership Levels

Now you can pay your membership or make a donation online!
Best Friend - $200 & up
Good Friend - $100 - $199
Family Friend - $40
Individual Friend - $20
Senior Friend - $10

If you prefer to pay by check, print and fill out the membership form, make your check payable to Friends of the Library of La Grange, and mail to:

La Grange Public Library
c/o Friends of the Library
10 W. Cossitt Avenue
La Grange, IL 60525

Membership dues and contributions are tax-deductible to the maximum extent allowable by law. If you are interested in volunteering, email

Thank you for supporting the La Grange Friends of the Library!

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Meeting Dates

The Friends of the Library Board meet quarterly. The next board meeting will be held in December 2021.

Friends of the Library Board Members

President: Megan Lehuta-Griffin
Vice President: Jody Wise
Treasurer: Terri Fischer
Secretary: Patricia Guillen

Library Staff Liaison: Arcadia McCauley