Temporary Library Hours    

  •  Ottawa Street Branch     Black Road Branch

  • Building Hours Update

    Starting May 3, the library will resume normal business hours at the Black Road Branch.
    MON-THURS: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. FRI/SAT: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    SUN: 1-5 p.m. (closed Sundays in the summer, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend)
    Please note the Ottawa Street Branch will continue to open at 11 a.m. Mon-Sat to accommodate construction.        

    Learn more about our hours and services

  • 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.

  • 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
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  • Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Health, Mind and Body




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