Try the Pay It Forward Program!
JPL is now fine free on most collections, but do you still have previous late fines on your account? If so, Pay It Forward! You can donate an item to one of our partner non-profits and watch those late fines go away. You can pick up a list of items at the Circulation desk or check it out here. Replacement costs still apply.For more information visit our Fines and Fees webpage.
Veterans and Armed Forces Library Cards
Thank you for your service!
Residents who are former or current members of the United States Armed Forces, and current members of the United States Armed Forces stationed locally without permanent addresses in the library's service area, are eligible for a Veteran and Armed Forces library account at no cost. The account is fine free for all material types and qualifies for 100 free prints. Learn more here.
Have you checked out our Virtual Programming?
Join us this fall 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.
Register each month for our Bookworm Bag by filling out our survey and Joliet Library staff will handpick library books for you to enjoy. When you pick up your books that are on hold, you will also receive a bag with some special "bookish" items! Bookworm Bags can be reserved for children, teens and adults and picked up at either library location. Just wait for your hold notification, and then you have five days to pick up your Bookworm Bag.Reserve yours today!