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Community Listening Sessions: Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
January 11, 2021
We want to hear from you! We are hosting community listening sessions about equity, diversity and inclusion with regards to Library services. Your feedback will be used to create recommendations that will shape the La Grange Public Library's next str…
We're Open: Curbside Pick-Up or Grab & Go Appointments
January 4, 2021
Starting Monday, November 23, the La Grange Public Library will be open for curbside pick-up; in-building services will be available by appointment for La Grange cardholders at a limited capacity in compliance with Tier 3 Mitigations.We encourage pat…
Cozy Crafts for Teens/Tweens: Jan. 17-Feb. 28
December 22, 2020
Sunday, January 17-Sunday, February 28Grades 4-12 Combat the winter blues and explore your creative side by picking up a cozy craft kit, courtesy of the La Grange Public Library! For six weeks starting January 17, local tweens and teens can pick up a…
Six Weeks of Self-Care Crafts for Teens: Nov. 1-Dec. 11
November 2, 2020
Sunday, November 1-Friday, December 11 Take a little you-time and make a craft to help de-stress and promote positive thinking. For six weeks starting in November, local teens can stop by the Library to pick up self-care craft kits (see schedule belo…
Our Summer Reading Program is Going Virtual!
May 29, 2020
Imagine Your Story on Wandoo Reader Monday, June 8-Saturday, August 15 Registration for all ages begins Monday, June 1 at 9:00am Children (Toddler-Grade 6): Create an individual or family account with Wandoo Reader. Log the books you’ve read an…
Stock a Shelter this January: BEDS Plus
January 7, 2020
Help us stock a shelter in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service (January 20). Operating a daytime shelter at the corner of East and Ogden Avenue in La Grange, as well as overnight housing at local churches, BEDS Plus helps provide food, she…
'Tis the season for winter reading!
January 6, 2020
What better way to pass the wintry months than by reading great books and attending fun Library programs? Monday, January 6-Sunday, March 1 Children's Winter Reading ProgramAges 3-12For every book you read or have read to you (if child is not yet a r…
Discover New Places with Explore More Illinois
September 23, 2019
Explore More Illinois is a cultural pass program that provides discounts and other offerings from museums, historical societies, performing and visual arts centers, and other attractions across the state of Illinois. The program is free for adults 18…
The SWAN Libraries App is Here!
September 6, 2019
Access the catalog and your account anytime. The SWAN Library system has created an app that allows you to access your account, search the catalog, access downloadable and streaming resources, place holds and pay fines. Other features include: •…
Circulating Sensory Backpacks for Kids
August 1, 2019
We are now circulating sensory backpacks! These contain weighted lap pads, noise-reducing headphones and toys that can help your child with attention, focus, sensory stimulation and calming. And they're not just for children diagnosed with sensory ne…