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LaSalle Public Library Board of Trustees

The LaSalle Public Library is a city library serving the residents of LaSalle. The LaSalle Public Library is governed by a Board of Trustees consisting of nine members. Below you will find information on the members of the board, dates for upcoming Library Board and Committee meetings, and ways to contact the library. 

Our Library Board 

Our Library is a City Library and is run by a Board of Trustees. The Board meets 10 times a year. 

Jo-Ann Benassi

Jo-Ann Benassi is our Board elected president. She is in charge of overseeing the meetings and maintaining communication between the board and the director.

Ali Braboy

Ali Braboy is our Treasurer. She is in charge of keeping the yearly audit work on track and assisting with the yearly budget meeting. Ali is also a member of the Finance Committee and the Acquisitions Committee.

Nancy Nieslawski

Nancy Nieslawski is our Secretary. She is in charge of taking notes and filing away any closed sessions notes.

Joe Jeppson

Joe Jeppson is our City Hall representative, acting as an advocate for the Library. He is also on the Finance Committee.

Becky Christoperson

Becky Christoperson is a member of our Board. She seves on the Acqusitions Committee and the Building & Grounds Committee.


Marc Zeglis is a member of our Board. He also serves on the Building & Grounds Committee. 

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker is a member of our Board. She also serves on the Personnel and Policy Committee.

Matt Valle

Matt Valle is a member of our Board. He also serves on the Personnel & Policy Committee.

Chris Builta

Chris Builta is a member of our Board. He is currently the newest member. 

Our Services


Regular Board Meetings

2024 Regular Board Meeting Dates:

January 24th

Feburary 28th

March 27th

April 24th

May 22nd

June 26th

August 28th

September 25th

October 23rd

December 4th 


Board Meeting Minutes

All of our Board Packets are available online. 

If you have a suggestion or comment, please use one of our suggestion boxes and it will be reviewed at the next meeting.


Committee Information 

2024 Committee Meeting Dates:

Acquisition Committee:




Building & Grounds:



Personnel & Policy:

Finance Committee meets 20 minutes before the regular Board Meeting

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