Get a Card

All residents of the Village of La Grange are entitled to a free La Grange Public Library card.

You can register online for a library card to utilize our online services.

Learn more about getting an online card.

    

Adult Residents

Adult residents of the Village of La Grange may register for a new library card in-person at the Library.

You will need:
A valid photo ID and,
1 current preprinted document with your name and La Grange address:

  • utility bill
  • preprinted check
  • lease or mortgage statement
  • valid voter registration card

Residents Under 18

Residents of the Village of La Grange under the age of 18 must visit the Library accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to register for a new library card or renew an expired card.

Your parent or guardian will need:
A valid photo ID and,
1 current preprinted document with your name and La Grange address:

  • utility bill
  • preprinted check
  • lease or mortgage statement
  • valid voter registration card

Non-Resident Home Owners

If you are not a resident of the Village of La Grange, you may purchase a 1-year, non-resident library card in-person at the Library.

You will need:

  • A valid photo ID
  • Current tax bill (fee based on Assessed Home Value. Non-resident homeowners can find their home’s Assessed Value on their most recent Tax Bill in the Tax Calculator section.)

Non-Resident Renters

If you are renting but not residing in Village of La Grange, you may purchase a 1-year,  library card in-person at the Library. Non-resident Renters Fee is $242 per year, effective July 1, 2020.

You will need:

  • A valid photo ID
  • Current lease

La Grange Business Owner/Manager

If you own property in the Village of La Grange but do not live in the Village, you may register for a free Business Owners/Managers and Property Owners library card in-person at the Library.

You will need:

  • A valid photo ID
  • Proof of ownership of a business in La Grange

Refer to the Circulation Policy for further details.

Register Online

Who can get a card...

  • La Grange Residents - patrons with a La Grange address
  • La Grange property owners - patrons who own property in La Grange
  • La Grange business owners - patrons who own a business in La Grange
  • Reciprocal Borrowers - cardholders at other Illinois libraries, including Chicago public
  • Non-resident Renters (annual fee) - patrons who rent, and live in areas not served by a library, such as Countryside
  • Non-resident Homeowners (annual fee) - patrons who own their home, and live in areas not served by a library, such as Countryside