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Bouncing Babies 9:30, 10:30 or 11:30

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2024-05-22 09:30:00 2024-05-22 12:00:00 America/Chicago Bouncing Babies 9:30, 10:30 or 11:30 (Birth - 24 months with adult) Caregivers and babies will enjoy singing, reading and chasing bubbles! This is a great first "playgroup" for children. Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E, Meeting Room F

Wednesday, May 22
9:30am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-22 09:30:00 2024-05-22 12:00:00 America/Chicago Bouncing Babies 9:30, 10:30 or 11:30 (Birth - 24 months with adult) Caregivers and babies will enjoy singing, reading and chasing bubbles! This is a great first "playgroup" for children. Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E, Meeting Room F

Black Road Branch

Meeting Room E, Meeting Room F

(Birth - 24 months with adult) Caregivers and babies will enjoy singing, reading and chasing bubbles! This is a great first "playgroup" for children.

AGE GROUP: | Children |

EVENT TYPE: | Storytimes |

TAGS: | stories | songs |

Black Road Branch

Phone: 815-740-2660

Hours

Today's hours

Closed

We're closed Wednesday June 19 due to Juneteenth

About the branch

Black Road Branch(BRB):The Black Road Branch, on the city’s west side, sits adjacent to the beautiful Rock Run Preserve. Home to truly exciting programming and a large collection of books and materials.

Upcoming events

Thu, Jun 20, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room F,Meeting Room D
(3 - 5 years with adult) A chance for children to explore the world of books through stories and songs in a group environment with a craft.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Grades 7-12) A bleeding injury can happen anywhere. Learn how to recognize life-threatening bleeding and become an immediate responder instead of a witness. Presented by the Joliet Fire Department.

Thu, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room D
(Grades 1-3) Your very own stuffie pet is waiting to be adopted at the library! Each time we meet, there will be different activities to do with your pet, including special time to read to them.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room F,Meeting Room E,Meeting Room D
Joliet Public Library Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Fri, Jun 21, 9:30am - 10:00am
Black Road Branch - Library Lawn
(Birth-6 years old with adult) Experience storytime outside on the Library lawn. Bring a blanket or chairs to sit on. Weather permitting.

Fri, Jun 21, 10:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Fri, Jun 21, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Library Lawn
(Grades 1-5) Join us for outdoor activities inspired by the Olympics (indoors in inclement weather).

Sat, Jun 22, 9:30am - 11:30am
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Adults, registration required) To begin, or continue your English learning journey, register today! Experience English learning in person.

Sat, Jun 22, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
Rob Dillon and members of Flowering Dogwood Martial Arts Way invite you to join them in an introductory exploration of Japanese swordspersonship.

Sat, Jun 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
OSB - LH
There is a colossal amount of information available on the Internet. Genealogist Tina Beaird will offer methods of evaluating sites for reliable sources.

Canceled
Sat, Jun 22, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Zoom: University Of Illinois-Extension
Improve your Diet and lower your spending with these lessons you will learn. Presenter: Isabel Dyche of the University Of Illinois-Extension

Mon, Jun 24, All day
Online
(Adults) A free online US citizenship class to help prepare you for the civics questions in the citizenship interview. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois

Mon, Jun 24, All day
Online
(Adults, registration required) Learn and improve your English by enrolling in multilevel ESL classes offered in partnership with the Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Mon, Jun 24, 9:30am - 12:15pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(Ages 18 months-3 years with adult) Toddler Time is a story program for children who are not yet ready for the structure of storytime. Your child will enjoy stories, songs and a simple craft.

Mon, Jun 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Children of all ages) Erin Noon from Will County's Land Use Dept. will be educating us on everything monarch and how our land use affects them. Meet caterpillars and find out what you can do to help.

Mon, Jun 24, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 24, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
(Grades 2-5) Come out and test those senses with various activities and stations to explore.

Mon, Jun 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Grades 5-7) Come assemble a bird feeder out of household materials for our winged friends that is easy and fun!

Mon, Jun 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Grades 7-12) Come assemble a bird feeder out of with household materials for our winged friends that is easy and fun!

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room E
(Ages 3 and up with adult) Craft together as a family! Drop in for a make and take craft. While supplies last.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:15am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Ages 18-months to 4 years with adult) Meet new friends in our music and play program! We will be shaking our wiggles out and using our imagination through hands-on play.

Tue, Jun 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
JJC City Center Campus - 235 N. Chicago St., Joliet, IL 60432
(Grades K and up with adult) Tour the state of the art facilities of the Culinary Arts Department at JJC’s City Center Campus. Registration required for each person attending.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online - Virtual Meeting Room
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Tue, Jun 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Black Road Branch - Library Lawn
(All ages) Enjoy an evening of lawn games, dancing and music featuring local musician, John Condron. Bring a blanket or folding chairs. Weather permitting.

Wed, Jun 26, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
(Birth - 24 months with adult) Caregivers and babies will enjoy singing, reading and chasing bubbles! This is a great first "playgroup" for children.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades 1-3) Your very own stuffie pet is waiting to be adopted at the library! Each time we meet there will be different activities to do with your pet, including special time to read to them.

Wed, Jun 26, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
(Grades 5-7) Bring a picture of your pet that we will paint over to make a POP art masterpiece. We will supply extra pet pictures, if needed.

Wed, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Green Screen Room DMS - GREEN SCREEN ROOM DMS
Do you want to takes photos like a pro? We will teach you how the manual mode on your camera as well as how to photograph in different lighting situations.

Wed, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, Jun 26, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Study Rooms - Adult Service Study Rooms
Learn the basics of using a computer including organizing files.
This event is full

Wed, Jun 26, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
Enjoy the soulful sounds of Chicagoland blues musicians Fruteland Jackson and Matthew Skoller.

Thu, Jun 27, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room F,Meeting Room D
(3 - 5 years with adult) A chance for children to explore the world of books through stories and songs in a group environment with a craft.

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, Jun 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Children of all ages) Erin Noon from Will County's Land Use Dept. will be educating us on everything monarch and how our land use affects them. Meet caterpillars and find out what you can do to help.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades 3-6) There’s a murder afoot! Use your detective skills to help find the killer before they strike again in this interactive mystery program.

Thu, Jun 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E
Learn more about the admissions process, financial aid, credit for life experience, and more, from the adult student perspective.

Fri, Jun 28, 9:30am - 10:00am
Black Road Branch - Library Lawn
(Birth-6 years old with adult) Experience storytime outside on the Library lawn. Bring a blanket or chairs to sit on. Weather permitting.

Fri, Jun 28, 10:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Fri, Jun 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades 5-7) Tweens will compete in games like Chocolate Toss, Stack The Oreos, and Cookie Face.

Fri, Jun 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Grades 7-12) Melt some crayons to create an impressive work of art.

Sat, Jun 29, 9:30am - 11:30am
Study Room
(Adults, registration required) To begin, or continue your English learning journey, register today! Experience English learning in person.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Black Road Branch - Library Lawn
(Ages 2-8 with adult) Celebrate all things teddy bear with songs, stories, activities and snacks. Bring a blanket and your favorite stuffed friend! This event will be indoors in inclement weather.

Canceled
Sat, Jun 29, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Zoom: University Of Illinois-Extension
Improve your Diet and lower your spending with these lessons you will learn. Presenter: Isabel Dyche of the University Of Illinois-Extension

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Online
(Adults) A free online US citizenship class to help prepare you for the civics questions in the citizenship interview. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois

Mon, Jul 01, All day
Online
(Adults, registration required) Learn and improve your English by enrolling in multilevel ESL classes offered in partnership with the Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Mon, Jul 01, 9:30am - 12:15pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(Ages 18 months-3 years with adult) Toddler Time is a story program for children who are not yet ready for the structure of storytime. Your child will enjoy stories, songs and a simple craft.

Mon, Jul 01, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 01, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Mon, Jul 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Grades 5-12) Hang out with friends or make some new ones while you try out a different project each week. We'll have materials available for you to explore, with larger equipment rotating weekly.

Mon, Jul 01, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch
This group meets every month to share, learn and network with other creatives. This group will do outings, meetups, shoot in the greenscreen room and share techniques.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:30am - 11:15am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Ages 18-months to 4 years with adult) Meet new friends in our music and play program! We will be shaking our wiggles out and using our imagination through hands-on play.

Tue, Jul 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F,Meeting Room D
(Children of all ages with adult) Join us for a fun hour of BINGO!

Tue, Jul 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online - Virtual Meeting Room
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Tue, Jul 02, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, Jul 03, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
(Birth - 24 months with adult) Caregivers and babies will enjoy singing, reading and chasing bubbles! This is a great first "playgroup" for children.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, Jul 03, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 03, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
(Ages 5 and up with adult) The library will supply Lego™ bricks for free play and the occasional challenge! Are you up for it? Seating is limited.

Wed, Jul 03, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Wed, Jul 03, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
DMS MAKER LAB - LOWER LEVEL DMS MAKER LAB
Feeling Patriotic? Come in and design and print a shirt to celebrate the birth of our nation. (Patrons must bring in a White 100% cotton T shirt ) Sizes allowed any where from woman small to MENS XXXL

Wed, Jul 03, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Thu, Jul 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Fri, Jul 05, 9:30am - 10:00am
Black Road Branch - Library Lawn
(Birth-6 years old with adult) Experience storytime outside on the Library lawn. Bring a blanket or chairs to sit on. Weather permitting.

Fri, Jul 05, 10:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Sat, Jul 06, 9:30am - 11:30am
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Adults, registration required) To begin, or continue your English learning journey, register today! Experience English learning in person.

Canceled
Sat, Jul 06, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Zoom: University Of Illinois-Extension
Improve your Diet and lower your spending with these lessons you will learn. Presenter: Isabel Dyche of the University Of Illinois-Extension

Mon, Jul 08, All day
Online
(Adults) A free online US citizenship class to help prepare you for the civics questions in the citizenship interview. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois

Mon, Jul 08, All day
Online
(Adults, registration required) Learn and improve your English by enrolling in multilevel ESL classes offered in partnership with the Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Mon, Jul 08, 9:30am - 12:15pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(Ages 18 months-3 years with adult) Toddler Time is a story program for children who are not yet ready for the structure of storytime. Your child will enjoy stories, songs and a simple craft.

Mon, Jul 08, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 08, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Grades 3-5) This week-long camp provides a structured, engaging environment to explore technology.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 08, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades 6-8) In this week long camp, middle school students will explore how STEAM components are used to solve real world problems by becoming deTECHtives and solving the mystery of an art heist.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 08, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room F
(Grades K-6) Come learn all about the insects that help make our food by pollinating our flowers and vegetables. Make a pollinator/bug bath to take home.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E
(Grades 7-12) Do you care about the environment? Each participant will make an insect hotel and toad home to take home with them.

Mon, Jul 08, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Ages 5 and up with adult) The library will supply Lego™ bricks for free play and the occasional challenge! Are you up for it?

Mon, Jul 08, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E
20s and 30s Book Club

Tue, Jul 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room E
(Ages 3 and up with adult) Craft together as a family! Drop in for a make and take craft. While supplies last.

Tue, Jul 09, 10:30am - 11:15am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Ages 18-months to 4 years with adult) Meet new friends in our music and play program! We will be shaking our wiggles out and using our imagination through hands-on play.

Tue, Jul 09, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Grades 3-5) This week-long camp provides a structured, engaging environment to explore technology.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 09, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades 6-8) In this week long camp, middle school students will explore how STEAM components are used to solve real world problems by becoming deTECHtives and solving the mystery of an art heist.
This event is full

Tue, Jul 09, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Grades 5-7) Come make some snazzy new decorations to spruce up your room.

Tue, Jul 09, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Digital Media Studio - Lower Level
Jam out to snippets of your favorite songs while playing competitively against other music lovers! Prizes will be awarded to the winners.

Tue, Jul 09, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Tue, Jul 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Online - Virtual Meeting Room
National Parks Director, Stephen Mather portrayed by RJ Lindsey, takes you on a Keynote slide tour to the national parks.

Wed, Jul 10, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
(Birth - 24 months with adult) Caregivers and babies will enjoy singing, reading and chasing bubbles! This is a great first "playgroup" for children.

Wed, Jul 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, Jul 10, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Grades 3-5) This week-long camp provides a structured, engaging environment to explore technology.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 10, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades 6-8) In this week long camp, middle school students will explore how STEAM components are used to solve real world problems by becoming deTECHtives and solving the mystery of an art heist.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
(Grades 1-3) Your very own stuffie pet is waiting to be adopted at the library! Each time we meet there will be different activities to do with your pet, including special time to read to them.

Wed, Jul 10, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 10, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Black Road Branch - Library Lawn
(All ages) Join Mr. Scott from TwistiCity as he dazzles us with bubbles.. Giant Bubbles! Bring a chair or blanket and your sense of wonder as we will be outside, weather permitting!

Wed, Jul 10, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 10, 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Black Road Branch - Library Lawn
(All ages) Join Mr. Scott from TwistiCity as he dazzles us with bubbles.. Giant Bubbles! Bring a chair or blanket and your sense of wonder as we will be outside, weather permitting!

Wed, Jul 10, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, Jul 10, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Grades 7-12) The Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.) gives teens an opportunity to advise library staff on future teen programming and other things they wish to see in Joliet Library’s teen department.

Wed, Jul 10, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Board Room 208 (2nd Level)
Work with other likeminded creators to develop your very own comic book

Wed, Jul 10, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our 30 minute personal tech help sessions.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 10, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch
Local musicians of all levels Local musicians of all levels are welcomed to join in, share and create. The Joliet Library's Musician's Club is a place for anyone who writes or plays music of any kind.

Wed, Jul 10, 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our 30 minute personal tech help sessions.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 10, 7:30pm - 8:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our 30 minute personal tech help sessions.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 11, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(3 - 5 years with adult) A chance for children to explore the world of books through stories and songs in a group environment with a craft.

Thu, Jul 11, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, Jul 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, Jul 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, Jul 11, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Grades 3-5) This week-long camp provides a structured, engaging environment to explore technology.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 11, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades 6-8) In this week long camp, middle school students will explore how STEAM components are used to solve real world problems by becoming deTECHtives and solving the mystery of an art heist.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room E
(Grades 1-3) Your very own stuffie pet is waiting to be adopted at the library! Each time we meet, there will be different activities to do with your pet, including special time to read to them.

Thu, Jul 11, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Board Room 208 (2nd Level)
RAILS Advocacy Committee Meeting FY2025

Thu, Jul 11, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room F,Meeting Room E
(Grades 5-12) Come and join us to play Smash Bros, Mario Kart and more.

Thu, Jul 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades 2-4) Kids will compete in funny, minute-long contests.

Fri, Jul 12, 9:30am - 10:00am
Black Road Branch - Library Lawn
(Birth-6 years old with adult) Experience storytime outside on the Library lawn. Bring a blanket or chairs to sit on. Weather permitting.

Fri, Jul 12, 10:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Fri, Jul 12, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Gateway Center Train Platform - 90 East Jefferson St., Joliet, IL 60432
(Children ages 2 and up with adult) Our group will take a short train ride, explore the station, then travel back home. Don't be late! The train leaves promptly at 10:30 a.m.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 12, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Grades 3-5) This week-long camp provides a structured, engaging environment to explore technology.
This event is full

Fri, Jul 12, 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades 6-8) In this week long camp, middle school students will explore how STEAM components are used to solve real world problems by becoming deTECHtives and solving the mystery of an art heist.
This event is full

Sat, Jul 13, 9:30am - 11:30am
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Adults, registration required) To begin, or continue your English learning journey, register today! Experience English learning in person.

Sat, Jul 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Joliet Library Black Road Branch - Library Lawn
(Ages 3+ with adult) Spin, splat, bubble and roll your way to messy creations.

Mon, Jul 15, All day
Online
(Adults) A free online US citizenship class to help prepare you for the civics questions in the citizenship interview. Presenter: Vietnamese Association of Illinois

Mon, Jul 15, All day
Online
(Adults, registration required) Learn and improve your English by enrolling in multilevel ESL classes offered in partnership with the Vietnamese Association of Illinois.

Mon, Jul 15, 9:30am - 12:15pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(Ages 18 months-3 years with adult) Toddler Time is a story program for children who are not yet ready for the structure of storytime. Your child will enjoy stories, songs and a simple craft.

Mon, Jul 15, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades 1-2) In this two week long camp, students will act as zookeepers and explore technology through hands-on projects and activities featuring their favorite animals.

Mon, Jul 15, 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 15, 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Mon, Jul 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Grades 5-12) Hang out with friends or make some new ones while you try out a different project each week. We'll have materials available for you to explore, with larger equipment rotating weekly.

Mon, Jul 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Grades 5-7) Your Opinion Matters! Try and taste some yummy ice cream and help rank the best flavor!

Mon, Jul 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Grades 7-12) Your Opinion Matters! Try and taste some yummy ice cream and help rank the best flavor.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades 1-2) In this two week long camp, students will act as zookeepers and explore technology through hands-on projects and activities featuring their favorite animals.

Tue, Jul 16, 10:30am - 11:15am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Ages 18-months to 4 years with adult) Meet new friends in our music and play program! We will be shaking our wiggles out and using our imagination through hands-on play.

Tue, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F,Meeting Room D
(Children of all ages with adult) Join us for a fun hour of BINGO!

Tue, Jul 16, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Grades 7-12) The Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.) gives teens an opportunity to advise library staff on future teen programming and other things they wish to see in Joliet Library’s teen department.

Tue, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Online - Virtual Meeting Room
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Tue, Jul 16, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Tue, Jul 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Grades 3-8) Calling all Pokémon fans! Bring your cards to play, battle in our Pokémon Go gyms, or just hang out and discuss your favorite characters. We will have Pokémon activities and a craft.

Wed, Jul 17, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F
(Birth - 24 months with adult) Caregivers and babies will enjoy singing, reading and chasing bubbles! This is a great first "playgroup" for children.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades 1-2) In this two week long camp, students will act as zookeepers and explore technology through hands-on projects and activities featuring their favorite animals.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Wed, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E
(Grades 3-5) Students will practice coding basics and learn how hardware and software work together to design, set up, wire and play their very own board game with Scratch.
Registration opens Wednesday, June 19 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Children of all ages, with adult) Join us for a fun hour of Stars Wars, Disney and Pokémon Bingo. Along with a few rounds of Bingo, we will test our wits with some trivia!

Wed, Jul 17, 4:00pm - 4:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 17, 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Wed, Jul 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
Paint a picture frame to display your favorite photo. Supplies are included.
Registration opens Friday, July 5 2024 at 9:00am

Wed, Jul 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
LOWER LEVEL DMS - DMS LOWER LEVEL OF THE OTTAWA ST BRANCH
Generate skin retouching, change backgrounds and more using AI technology.

Wed, Jul 17, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Youth Program Room 253 A
(Birth - 6 years old with adult) A interactive experience that is suitable for ages birth to six years. All your favorite storytime elements will be combined into one event.

Thu, Jul 18, 9:30am - 12:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D,Meeting Room F
(3 - 5 years with adult) A chance for children to explore the world of books through stories and songs in a group environment with a craft.

Thu, Jul 18, 10:00am - 10:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, Jul 18, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades 1-2) In this two week long camp, students will act as zookeepers and explore technology through hands-on projects and activities featuring their favorite animals.

Thu, Jul 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.

Thu, Jul 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - Study Room E 110
(Adults) 30 minute personal tech help sessions. Learn more about your computer, smartphone or tablet with our personal sessions.
This event is full

Thu, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 4:40pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room D
(Grades 6-8) Students will practice coding basics and learn how hardware and software work together to design, set up, wire and play their very own board game with Arduino.

Thu, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades K-5) What’s the difference between a frog and a toad? Learn about these amazing amphibians that live around us, and become an amphibian expert with the experts from Midewin Tallgrass Prairie.
Registration opens Thursday, June 20 2024 at 9:00am

Thu, Jul 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Black Road Branch - Meeting Room E,Meeting Room F,Meeting Room D
Joliet Public Library Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Fri, Jul 19, 9:30am - 10:00am
Black Road Branch - Library Lawn
(Birth-6 years old with adult) Experience storytime outside on the Library lawn. Bring a blanket or chairs to sit on. Weather permitting.

Fri, Jul 19, 10:00am - 11:30am
Ottawa Street Branch - McGuire Room 109
(Adults, registration required) Practice your English in a small group setting. Build your vocabulary, learn common phrases and build your confidence in expressing yourself by talking to others.

Fri, Jul 19, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Ottawa Street Branch - Burnham Room 201 (2nd Level)
(Grades 1-2) In this two week long camp, students will act as zookeepers and explore technology through hands-on projects and activities featuring their favorite animals.