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How To

  • Manage your Account

    Manage your Account

    Access your account from any page and clicking on the My Account button. You will need to enter your library card number or username and PIN (the last four digits of your account number).
  • Get a Library Card

    Get a Library Card

    Any resident of the City of Joliet may apply for a library card at the Circulation desk at either of our two library locations.
    For more information click here.
  • Borrow Materials from the Library

    Borrow Materials

    All library material must be checked out at the Circulation desk or at one of the self-checkout stations.
    More information on Fees and Circulation schedules can be found here.

  • Renew Library Material

    Renew Materials

    You can renew materials either in person, online, or by phone.
  • Place a Hold

    Place a Hold

    You may place a hold on an item in our catalog by clicking My Account and logging into your account. You may also use any of our catalog computers if you are in the library.
  • Pay Overdue Fines

    Overdue Fees

    Simply visit My Account, you will need to log in using your library card number or username and PIN. If you need further asistance, please contact our circulation desk.
  • Inter-Library Loans

    Interlibrary Loans

    Interested in items that the library does not own?
    If you cannot locate what you are looking for at either of our locations, you may request the item be sent from another library. Click here to learn more about interlibrary loans.
  • Sign up for cell phone and email notifications

    Sign up for Notifications

    Receive updates on items on hold for you that are ready to be picked up, overdue notices, and courtesy notices for items that will be due soon by signing up for our free service.
    Click here for more information.
  • Recommend an Item

    Can't Find What You're Looking For?

    Help us by filling out a Recommend an Item Form with your suggestions




Mon-Thurs: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Fri/Sat: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sun: 1-5 p.m. 

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