The Library will be closed on Monday, May 27 for Memorial Day.

  •  Ottawa Street Branch     Black Road Branch

  • Computer Deployment

    Pardon us! A temporary delay in service will be possible on the following dates while we install new computers at each Library location:

    May 13: Ottawa Street Adult Services
    Computers at the Ottawa Street Branch will be moving from the lower level to the 2nd level in Adult Services
    May 14: Ottawa Street Youth Services
    May 20: Black Road Adult Services
    May 21: Black Road Youth Services
  • Join us for the 10th Annual Star Wars Day at the Ottawa Street Branch!

  • Summer Reading Challenge

    It's Showtime at the Library! Sign up for Summer Reading today!

  • 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!

  • Available Now

    Log in with your Library Card for free access to thousands of tutorials through at the Joliet Public Library!

    For more information contact Adult Services at 815-740-2660.
  • Reward Yourself! Sign up for My Library Rewards and earn points when you use your Library card! Redeem points for games, activities, food and entertainment.
  • New Computer Schedule
  • Star Wars Day
  • Summer Reading
  • Explore Illinois
  • rbDigital and Flipster
  • My Library Rewards


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