About Us

The Library building and exterior sign.

The mission of the Lake Bluff Library is to act as a vibrant community center that provides materials and services to enhance individual knowledge, offer personal enjoyment, expand technological resources, and facilitate civic interaction. (Mission Statement, Approved by the Board of Trustees in May 2013).

Hours & Location

Check our regular hours, plus get information on holiday closings, special hours, and more.

Board of Trustees

Find out about our trustees and committees, or plan to attend a meeting.


Learn how we comply with the Freedom of Information Act and the Open Meetings Act.

Financial, Legal, & Other Information

Looking for our audits, budgets, and policies? This is the place.


We gratefully accept a variety of donations. Donations are also accepted through the Friends of the Lake Bluff Library and the Lake Bluff Public Library Foundation.

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Lake Bluff Library is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that benefits the Library. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

Library Foundation

The Lake Bluff Public Library Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation founded to help the Library with capital improvements, raising funds through campaigns targeting specific needs.

Employment and Volunteering

Want to work or volunteer for us? Visit our Employment and Volunteering page for current opportunities.

Newsletter and eNewsletter

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