Lisle Library District (LLD) is located 25 miles west of Chicago in the western suburbs of DuPage County. The Library is walking distance to the Metra trainstation and Downtown Lisle.
Address: 777 Front Street, Lisle, IL 60532
Map: Corner of Kingston and Front streets
Hours of Service
Monday through Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Email a Department:
- Adult Services (email@example.com) or the Connection Desk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Circulation Services (email@example.com)
- Youth Services (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Administration/Director (email@example.com)
Tatiana Weinstein, Library Director
Tatiana acts for the benefit of the residents of the Lisle Library District by directing services and programs in accordance with the Library’s mission, vision, values, goals, and objectives and is accountable to the seven-member Board of Trustees. Tatiana assists the Board of Trustees in the formulation, design, and implementation of policy, long-range planning, and is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the facilities, financial management, personnel, and programs. Tatiana has served in a variety of capacities at LLD since 1998, from Readers’ Advisor to Reference Librarian to Assistant Director of Information Services to Assistant Director/Director of Adult Services to her current position as Director. She holds both an MLIS and MA.
Interests: Reading, Writing, Painting/Illustrating, Chess, Badminton, and Golf
On public libraries: “Public libraries are essential hubs of community access, education, information, and connection. Every day at LLD brings a new experience or challenge - as well as new faces. I’m honored to work in this field and for such a great public library.”
Beth McQuillan, Assistant Director
Beth serves as Assistant and second-in-command to the Library Director and is responsible for assisting the Director in the planning, project management, supervision, development and administration of all services, personnel, operations, and programs. Beth has a Masters in Library and Information Science from Dominican University, lives in the Lisle community and enjoys seeing her neighbors using the Library.
Interests: Walking the trails at Morton Arboretum, trying new cooking recipes, and traveling.
Paul Hurt, Circulation Services Director
Paul Hurt supervises the Circulation Services Department, which includes the management of patron accounts and the flow of materials in and out of the Library. He also is the Library’s System Administrator. He joined Lisle Library in 2012, but has worked in libraries - including public and schools - for over 25 years. He received his Master’s in Library and Information Science from Dominican University, and he also has a Master of Arts in Education-School Leadership from Olivet Nazarene University. Contact him with your questions about: library cards; interlibrary loans; overdues and fines; lost or damaged items; patron accounts.
Interests: Spending time with his family, serving the community of the Lisle Library District, playing the trombone, being a fantasy football league manager, and playing golf and tennis.
On being a librarian: “I am a guardian and disseminator of information. This is my profession. This is my life.”
Will Savage, Youth Services Director
Will Savage supervises the Youth Services Department and all of the excitement happening on the second floor. Will joined the Lisle Library District team in May 2014. He began his library career working as a page at Nichols Library in Naperville while earning his MLS through the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. Before receiving his degree, he began working as a children's librarian at the Shorewood-Troy Public Library and upon graduation in December 2012 was promoted to Head of Youth Services. As a former Lisle resident and Benet Academy graduate, Will strives to impart the love of learning he discovered at the Lisle Library years ago to each kid walking through the door today.
Interests: Baseball, Magic the Gathering, Reading, and Jeopardy
On Youth Development: “Children learn best in a fun and inviting environment. Fostering this type of atmosphere should be the ultimate goal of any library's Youth Services Department.”
Elizabeth Hopkins, Adult Services Director
Elizabeth Hopkins directs and supervises the Adult Services Department, a team that serves adults and teens through programming, materials, and services. Elizabeth has been with the LLD since 2013. While she has always been a library user, she officially began her career in librarianship at the Oak Park and Berwyn Public Libraries while completing her MLIS at Dominican University. Elizabeth believes the Library is the pillar for lifelong learning in the community, and it is in this spirit that she strives to meet patrons’ educational/creative/professional needs through a diverse collection, engaging programming, and high-quality customer service. She also enthusiastically celebrates the freedom to read and finds that the best conversations start with: "What are you reading?"
Interests: Cooking and baking for family and friends, rescue dogs (especially her own), and books. Always books.
Laura Murff, Technical Services Director
Laura supervises the Technical Services Department, where the behind-the-scenes magic happens: ordering, receiving, and cataloging materials for the library. She started her library career in 2002 in Texas, where she earned her MLS and gained valuable experience in Public and University libraries. After moving to Chicago, she worked at Northeastern Illinois University, then Morton Grove Public Library. She joined LLD in 2014 as a part-time librarian, while completing a Master’s in Intellectual Property Law. Laura believes in the altruistic purpose of libraries to serve and enhance society by providing access to information and, as such, believes the duty of the Technical Services Department is to ensure the community can access the Library's resources.
Interests: Reading captivating nonfiction, scratching her rescue dog behind the ears, and driving her Jeep in the mountains. She wishes that she could do all three at the same time.