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  •  Ottawa Street Branch     Black Road Branch

  • Lynda.com is now LinkedIn learning!

    Goodbye, Lynda.com — hello, LinkedIn Learning! We're excited to offer our patrons even more online learning resources as Lynda's migration to LinkedIn Learning has doubled the amount of courses available!

    Log in with your JPL card and pin today!

  • Magazines now available on Overdrive!

    Over 3,000 eMagazines are now available to read on Overdrive or on Libby, Overdrive's mobile app. Browse now!
  • Comics Plus now available

    Comics Plus gives you access to more than 20,000 comic books, graphic novels and manga for all ages.

  • Monthly Book List Subscriptions

    Sign up for our monthly book list subscriptions, and learn about the latest titles from the genre of your choice! You will be emailed book lists monthly.

  • Have you checked out our Virtual Programming?

    Join us for fun and educational programming for kids, tweens, teens, adults and families! Don't miss out on our "Programs in a Bag" and craft kits for you to pick up at the library and enjoy from your own home!

    Learn more about Virtual Programming
  • JPL is now Fine Free!

    The Joliet Public Library will no longer charge fines for overdue materials on most items. Playaway Launchpads, video games, Most Wanted Collection and Interlibrary loans will still accrue fees. Replacement and damage costs still apply.

    For more information visit our Fines and Fees webpage.
  • Project Burnham

    Project Burnham is the library's comprehensive plan to remodel the Joliet Public Library's Ottawa Street Branch. Follow our renovation page as we finalize floor plans and design and plan for construction to start in early 2021.

    Learn more about Project Burnham
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Magazines on Overdrive
  • eComics
  • Look for something to Read?
  • Virtual Programs
  • Fine Free
  • Project Burnham


Using the Library

  • New Fiction
  • Mystery and Thrillers
  • Romance
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Health, Mind and Body




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