Temporary Library Hours    

    The Ottawa Street Branch's parking lot will be closed starting at 5 pm on June 1-June 4 for New Orleans North and Star Wars Day.

    Joliet Public Library's Star Wars Day will take place on Saturday, June 3 from 11 am- 4 pm!

  •  Ottawa Street Branch     Black Road Branch

  • Star Wars Day is back!

    See you June 3 in downtown Joliet!
    Joliet Public Library Star Wars Day
    11 am-4 pm
  • Exhibits at JPL!

    Visit the lower level of the Ottawa Street Branch for our very first exhibit in our new space, Star Wars Dolls by Kathy van Beuningen.

    Kathy researches, designs, drafts and builds the costumes for her dolls. She enjoys repurposing the dolls as Star Wars characters, and exploring the limitless possibilities of her imagination inspired by Star Wars.

    View the collection from May 1-June 5!

  • Summer Reading Challenge

    Join us for the Summer Reading Challenge
    from June 1-July 31!

    Sign up here!

    Prizes can be picked up at either locations
    from July 5-August 5.

  • Program Guide Summer 2023

    Check out our Program Guide online!



  • Digital Media Studio

    What can you do in the DMS?
    Print large format posters, 3D designs, t-shirts
    Record music, voice, instrumental, podcasts
    Produce videos for commercials, social media, music videos
    Restore old photos, digitize vinyl or cassettes
    Convert video to digital
    Shoot product photography or portraits
    Update your website or social media

    Call or email dms@jolietlibrary.org for an appointment today!
  • Visit our newly renovated Ottawa Street Branch!

    Learn more about Project Burnham
  • Star Wars Day
  • Exhibits
  • Summer Reading
  • Program Guide Online
  • Storytimes
  • Digital Media Studio
  • Project Burnham


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