No tickets or registration are required for Star Wars Day. The event is free. Be sure to stop at one of information tables outside of the library to score a special edition Jedi Passport.

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Today, the library partners with:

  • The Joliet Area Historical Museum
  • The Rialto Square Theatre
  • The Joliet City Center Partnership
  • The Heritage Corridor
  • Joliet Slammers

Including featured authors, artists, vendors and members of fandom organizations from all over the United States to pull off the biggest Star Wars library event in the world.

*To obtain a media pass, call 815-846-3124 before the event. 


SWD will take place Saturday, June 6, 2020 from 11 am-4 pm in downtown Joliet at the Joliet Public Library Ottawa Street Branch, Rialto Square Theatre, Joliet Area Historical Museum and on Clinton and Chicago Streets.


You can park in these parking garages for free:

  • Ottawa Street Parking Deck (110 N Ottawa St)
  • Scott Street Parking Deck (11 E Clinton St)

Please note that Chicago St. will be closed from Cass to Van Buren and Clinton Street will be closed from Ottawa to Chicago St. The Joliet Public Library lot will also be closed.









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