Welcome back! The Joliet Public Library is excited to announce that our buildings are open to the public for limited services beginning June 29.
Building Hours: Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday/Saturday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Digital Media Studio Hours: Monday-Friday: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Pickup Services will also continue to be available during this time.
These hours will be in effect until further notice.
Pickup Service Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and Friday/Saturday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Book and Bean Cafe: Temporarily closed until August 29 (tentative)
Programming and Meeting Rooms:
Pickup Services for holds and craft kits are available for your convenience.
Pickup Service Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday/Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Are you accepting book donations?
We are not accepting book donations at this time.
How do I return my materials?
Please return materials to the book drops only. We ask that you do not hand materials directly to staff.
I returned my materials, but I still see them reflected in my account.
Returned materials will not be reflected on your account immediately.
We quarantine materials upon return for three days.
Will I be fined if my items are late?
New fines will be suspended during this time, excluding Interlibrary loans and Hotspots.
When do I need to pick up my items I placed on hold?
In an effort to get items to you faster, items will be held for pick up for 5 days.
Using the Library from Home:
We are excited to welcome you all back to the library!
However, if you aren’t quite ready to visit yet, our Digital Branch has lots of ways to enjoy our services without visiting in person.
You can download eBooks, listen to audiobooks, stream movies and TV shows, read magazines and more! Check out our digital services here: https://www.jolietlibrary.org/en/digital-resources