• We're open! What you need to know before your visit
  • Visit the front desk for holds pick up, or call 708-215-3200 & request curbside pick up. Please have your library card or card number for holds pick up.

Get a Card

All residents of the Village of La Grange are entitled to a free La Grange Public Library card. And, your card will not automatically expire!

You can register online for a library card to utilize our online services.
Learn more about getting an online card.

Residents Age 13 & Up

Village of La Grange residents can sign up for a new library card in-person at the Library. You will need a valid photo ID with your current address (this include student IDs).

Residents Under 13

Village of La Grange residents under the age of 13 must visit the Library accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to register for a new library 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 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 La Grange, you may register for up to three Business Owner/Manager cards or one Property Owner card.

You will need:

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

Refer to the Library Cards 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