Temporary Library Hours    

  •  Ottawa Street Branch     Black Road Branch

  • Join the Summer Reading Challenge

    Dig Deeper this summer at the Joliet Public Library! Earn prizes, a free book, and enter extra giveaways by logging the number of pages you read from June 1-July 31! Plus, stay sharp all summer long by reaching your reading goals!

  • Multi-Library Geocaching Competition

    You can start visiting participating libraries on Monday, June 1. You have until Monday, August 2 to visit the libraries, find the caches, and log your finds for your chance to win a gift card!
  • 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!

  • 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
  • Summer Reading
  • Geocache
  • Web Announcement
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Look for something to Read?
  • Project Burnham


Using the Library

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




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