The Joliet Public Library is closed all day on Thursday, November 28 for Thanksgiving and closed at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, November 27.

  •  Ottawa Street Branch     Black Road Branch

  • Want to know more about Project Burnham?

    Check out our blog for updates and information.

  • Read to Succeed!

    Join us for our Winter Reading Program, Read to Succeed, presented by the Chicago Wolves and JULIE, Inc. Pick up a reading log at either library location and log your books or minutes for a special prize! Visit Youth Services or call 815-740-2660 for more information.

  • Giving Tree at Both Library Locations

    Grab an ornament off the Giving Tree and help us support the Will County Children's Advocacy Center this season! Donations can be brought to the library from Nov 12-Dec 31. Thank you!

  • Special Podcast Series

    The Joliet Public Library has teamed up with host Tom Maslowski of What’s Goin' Down in Downtown J-Town for a special podcast series. Produced and recorded in the Library’s Digital Media Studio (DMS) we will explore library services, staff stories and the impact of the library in our great community.

    Check it out here!

    What’s Goin' Down in Downtown J-Town
  • Did you know our Virtual Branch is always open? Even when the library is closed, you can browse our catalog, download and stream music, movies, ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and more! Check out our downloadables page for more information.
  • New!

    Beginning October 31, you can choose the Black Road Branch pick-up window when placing holds in our online catalog or by phone.

    Please contact the Circulation Department at the Black Road Branch at 815-846-6501 for more information.

  • Project Burnham
  • Winter Reading Program
  • Giving Tree
  • Podcast
  • Virtual Branch
  • Holds @ BRB


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