Due to staff training in the morning, the Library will be opening at noon on Friday, August 2. Please note construction in and around downtown Joliet (specifically Jefferson Street). Plan accordingly when driving downtown. Parking information can be found here.

  •  Ottawa Street Branch     Black Road Branch

  • Summer Reading Library Visit Challenge

    Visit the Library 5 times between June 3-July 27, log those visits online and earn a voucher for your lawn ticket to the Joliet Slammers Game!

    When: August 4 at 1:05 pm

    This special family game day will feature bounce houses and special events for kids. Parents of children who qualify will also be given a voucher to attend.

    Visit the Library's Summer Reading page for more information or call 815-740-2660.

  • Summer Reading Checkout Challenge

    Starting June 2 and running through July 27, check out items at the Circulation Desk or Self Checks and input the code at the bottom of your receipt online here for a chance to win a $250 Target gift card, sponsored by D'Arcy Buick GMC!

  • Want to know more about Project Burnham?

    Check out our blog for updates and information.

  • Check out our new Outreach Collection! Fill out a request here!
  • Log in with your Library Card for free access to discounts for a variety of Illinois cultural attractions!

  • Instantly read current issues of popular magazines on your computer, tablet or phone by installing the RBdigital and Flipster apps. Choose from more than 75 magazines covering a range of topics — news, business, science, fashion and more! View new and back issues without borrowing limits and due dates.
    View a complete title listing here.
    Visit Flipster and RB Digital to begin reading today!

  • Play Ball Library Visit Challenge
  • Summer Reading Checkout Challenge
  • Project Burnham
  • Outreach Collection
  • Explore Illinois
  • rbDigital and Flipster


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