Check out these special events in May!
Spring into these May events
at the Joliet Public Library
Mon-Thurs 9 am-9 pm, Fri & Sat 9 am-5 pm, Sun 1-5 pm
Mon, May 28
Summer Hours Begin (Closed Sundays):
May 27-Sept 2
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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 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.
Drop Everything and READ Day
Meet Mowgli and Flipper
Ottawa Street Branch
Friends Spring Book Sale
Black Road Branch
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