May 2018
Spring into these May events
at the Joliet Public Library
Library Hours: Mon-Thurs 9 am-9 pm, Fri & Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 1-5 pm
Library Closings: Mon, May 28 Memorial Day
 Summer Hours Begin (Closed Sundays): May 27-Sept 2
Upcoming Events
Thank you! Star Wars Day Parade and Entertainment Sponsors
JPL Receives 2018 ALA Excellence in Library Programming Award for Star Wars Day!





We are so excited to announce that our  Joliet Public Library Annual Star Wars Day  has received the 2018 ALA (American Library Association) Excellence in Library Programming Award!

This nationally recognized award is given to a library that demonstrates excellence by providing programs that have community impact and respond to community needs. Our staff works very hard inside and outside the library, and we are proud to partner with the  Joliet Area Historical Museum Rialto Square Theatre Joliet Slammers Joliet City Center Partnership City of Joliet, Heritage Corridor Convention & Visitors Bureau , and Bicentennial Park to make this happen.

We hope to see you in downtown Joliet at this out of this world, award winning program on June 2 from 11 am-4 pm!
A Note About Donations
We LOVE receiving donations in good condition! Donations that require assistance at the loading dock are accepted Monday-Thursday from
9 am-7 pm and Friday from 9 am-5 pm.
Thank you!
JPL Snapshots
Drop Everything and READ Day
Both Branches
Meet Mowgli and Flipper
Ottawa Street Branch
Friends Spring Book Sale
Black Road Branch
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