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Illinois Will County Public Libraries

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Will County, IL. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Illinois Will County.
1. Library System BEECHER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 660 Penfield Street, Beecher, IL 60401
Phone Number: (708) 946-9090 Will 25,679 29,410

2. Central Library BEECHER COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 660 Penfield Street, Beecher, IL 60401
Phone Number: (708) 946-9090 Will N/A N/A

3. Branch Library BLACK ROAD BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 3395 W. Black Road, Joliet, IL 60431
Phone Number: (815) 740-2660 Will N/A N/A

4. Library System CARTERVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 117 South Division Street, Carterville, IL 62918
Phone Number: (618) 985-3298 Williamson 24,846 17,690

5. Central Library CARTERVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 117 South Division Street, Carterville, IL 62918
Phone Number: (618) 985-3298 Williamson N/A N/A

6. Library System CRAB ORCHARD PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
20012 Crab Orchard Road, Marion, IL 62959
Phone Number: (618) 982-2141 Williamson 18,222 6,782

7. Central Library CRAB ORCHARD PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
20012 Crab Orchard Road, Marion, IL 62959
Phone Number: (618) 982-2141 Williamson N/A N/A

8. Central Library CRETE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
1177 North Main Street, Crete, IL 60417
Phone Number: (708) 672-8017 Will N/A N/A

9. Library System CRETE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
1177 North Main Street, Crete, IL 60417
Phone Number: (708) 672-8017 Will 111,886 75,983

10. Library System DES PLAINES VALLEY PUB.LIB. DISTRICT
121 East 8th Street, Lockport, IL 60441
Phone Number: (815) 838-0755 Will 328,845 208,371

11. Central Library DES PLAINES VALLEY PUB.LIB. DISTRICT
121 East 8th Street, Lockport, IL 60441
Phone Number: (815) 838-0755 Will N/A N/A

12. Branch Library DVPLD-CREST HILL LIBRARY
Street Address: 1298 Theodore Street, Crest Hill, IL 60435
Phone Number: (815) 725-0234 Will N/A N/A

13. Central Library FOSSIL RIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
386 West Kennedy Road, Braidwood, IL 60408
Phone Number: (815) 458-2187 Will N/A N/A

14. Bookmobile FOSSIL RIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
386 West Kennedy Road, Braidwood, IL 60408
Phone Number: (815) 458-2187 Will N/A N/A

15. Library System FOSSIL RIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
386 West Kennedy Road, Braidwood, IL 60408
Phone Number: (815) 458-2187 Will 118,942 86,580

16. Library System FOUNTAINDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
300 West Briarcliff, Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Phone Number: (630) 759-2102 Will 807,086 511,522

17. Branch Library FOUNTAINDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
201 Normantown Road, Romeoville, IL 60446
Phone Number: (815) 886-2030 Will N/A N/A

18. Bookmobile FOUNTAINDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
300 West Briarcliff RD., Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Phone Number: (630) 759-2102 Will N/A N/A

19. Central Library FOUNTAINDALE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
300 West Briarcliff, Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Phone Number: (630) 759-2102 Will N/A N/A

20. Central Library FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
21119 South Pfeiffer Road, Frankfort, IL 60423
Phone Number: (815) 469-2423 Will N/A N/A

21. Bookmobile FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
21119 South Pfeiffer Road, Frankfort, IL 60423
Phone Number: (815) 469-2423 Will N/A N/A

22. Library System FRANKFORT PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
21119 South Pfeiffer Road, Frankfort, IL 60423
Phone Number: (815) 469-2423 Will 292,037 164,824

23. Library System HERRIN CITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 120 North 13th Street, Herrin, IL 62948
Phone Number: (618) 942-6109 Williamson 64,652 49,754

24. Central Library HERRIN CITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 120 North 13th Street, Herrin, IL 62948
Phone Number: (618) 942-6109 Williamson N/A N/A

25. Central Library HOMER TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
14320 West 151st Street, Homer Glen, IL 60491
Phone Number: (708) 301-7908 Will N/A N/A

26. Library System HOMER TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
14320 West 151st Street, Homer Glen, IL 60491
Phone Number: (708) 301-7908 Will 251,624 218,772

27. Library System JOHNSTON CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 506 Washington Avenue, Johnston City, IL 62951
Phone Number: (618) 983-6359 Williamson 18,037 8,750

28. Central Library JOHNSTON CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 506 Washington Avenue, Johnston City, IL 62951
Phone Number: (618) 983-6359 Williamson N/A N/A

29. Central Library JOLIET PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 150 North Ottawa Street, Joliet, IL 60432
Phone Number: (815) 740-2660 Will N/A N/A

30. Library System JOLIET PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 150 North Ottawa Street, Joliet, IL 60432
Phone Number: (815) 740-2660 Will 994,255 469,560

31. Library System MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
240 Whitson Street, Manhattan, IL 60442
Phone Number: (815) 478-3987 Will 91,642 86,584

32. Central Library MANHATTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
240 Whitson Street, Manhattan, IL 60442
Phone Number: (815) 478-3987 Will N/A N/A

33. Central Library MARION CARNEGIE LIBRARY
Street Address: 206 South Market Street, Marion, IL 62959
Phone Number: (618) 993-5935 Williamson N/A N/A

34. Library System MARION CARNEGIE LIBRARY
Street Address: 206 South Market Street, Marion, IL 62959
Phone Number: (618) 993-5935 Williamson 108,612 103,013

35. Library System MOKENA COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
11327 West 195th Street, Mokena, IL 60448
Phone Number: (708) 479-9663 Will 156,336 103,652

36. Central Library MOKENA COMMUNITY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
11327 West 195th Street, Mokena, IL 60448
Phone Number: (708) 479-9663 Will N/A N/A

37. Central Library NEW LENOX PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
120 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox, IL 60451
Phone Number: (815) 485-2605 Will N/A N/A

38. Library System NEW LENOX PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
120 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox, IL 60451
Phone Number: (815) 485-2605 Will 368,039 190,876

39. Library System PEOTONE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
515 North First Street, Peotone, IL 60468
Phone Number: (708) 258-3436 Will 50,307 53,262

40. Central Library PEOTONE PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
515 North First Street, Peotone, IL 60468
Phone Number: (708) 258-3436 Will N/A N/A

41. Branch Library PITTSBURG BRANCH LIBRARY
Street Address: 302 W. Avery ST., Pittsburg, IL 62974
Phone Number: (618) 997-8111 Williamson N/A N/A

42. Central Library PLAINFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
705 North Illinois Street, Plainfield, IL 60544
Phone Number: (815) 436-6639 Will N/A N/A

43. Library System PLAINFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
705 North Illinois Street, Plainfield, IL 60544
Phone Number: (815) 436-6639 Will 343,225 357,685

44. Library System SHOREWOOD-TROY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood, IL 60431
Phone Number: (815) 725-1715 Will 91,541 182,223

45. Central Library SHOREWOOD-TROY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood, IL 60431
Phone Number: (815) 725-1715 Will N/A N/A

46. Branch Library THREE RIV. LIB.-MINOOKA BRANCH
Street Address: 109 N Wabena, Minooka, IL 60447
Phone Number: (815) 467-1600 Will N/A N/A

47. Central Library THREE RIVERS PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
25207 West Channon Drive, Channahon, IL 60410
Phone Number: (815) 467-6200 Will N/A N/A

48. Library System THREE RIVERS PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
25207 West Channon Drive, Channahon, IL 60410
Phone Number: (815) 467-6200 Will 165,480 64,515

49. Library System UNIVERSITY PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
1100 Blackhawk Drive, University Park, IL 60466
Phone Number: (708) 534-2580 Will 16,084 22,200

50. Central Library UNIVERSITY PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
1100 Blackhawk Drive, University Park, IL 60466
Phone Number: (708) 534-2580 Will N/A N/A

51. Central Library WILMINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
201 South Kankakee Street, Wilmington, IL 60481
Phone Number: (815) 476-2834 Will N/A N/A

52. Library System WILMINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
201 South Kankakee Street, Wilmington, IL 60481
Phone Number: (815) 476-2834 Will 64,752 52,434

Overview of Will County, Illinois

Will County is a county located in the northern part of the state of Illinois. This county is part of Chicagoland. As of 2000, the population is 502,266. It was named after Dr. Conrad Will, a businessman and politician who used slaves in his southern Illinois salt production. A law allowed slaves to be leased from other states and used in the free state of Illinois only for salt production.

The county seat of Will County is Joliet, Illinois. The towns in the northern part of the county form the southern suburbs of Chicago while the southern part of the county contains small towns and farmland.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,200 km˛ (849 mi˛). 2,168 km˛ (837 mi˛) of it is land and 32 km˛ (12 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 1.47% water.

The Kankakee River, Du Page River and the Des Plaines River run through the county and join on its western border. The Illinois and Michigan Canal and the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal run through Will County.

The 17,000 acre (69 km˛) Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie is a U.S. Forest Service park in the county on the grounds of the former Joliet Arsenal. Other parks include Channahon State Park and the Des Plaines Fish & Wildlife Area.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 502,266 people, 167,542 households, and 131,017 families residing in the county. The population density is 232/km˛ (600/mi˛). There are 175,524 housing units at an average density of 81/km˛ (210/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 81.83% White, 10.45% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 2.21% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 3.63% from other races, and 1.63% from two or more races. 8.71% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 167,542 households out of which 42.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.80% are married couples living together, 9.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.80% are non-families. 17.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.94 and the average family size is 3.36.

In the county the population is spread out with 30.00% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 32.90% from 25 to 44, 20.60% from 45 to 64, and 8.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 99.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.40 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $62,238, and the median income for a family is $69,608. Males have a median income of $50,152 versus $31,345 for females. The per capita income for the county is $24,613. 4.90% of the population and 3.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.60% of those under the age of 18 and 5.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Municipalities

  • Aurora - partly in DuPage, Kane, and Kendall County
  • Beecher
  • Bolingbrook - small section in DuPage County
  • Braidwood
  • Channahon
  • Crest Hill
  • Crete
  • Crystal Lawns
  • Elwood
  • Fairmont
  • Frankfort
  • Frankfort Square
  • Goodings Grove
  • Homer Glen
  • Ingalls Park
  • Joliet - small section in Kendall County
  • Lakewood Shores
  • Lockport
  • Manhattan
  • Mokena
  • Monee
  • Naperville - partly in DuPage County
  • New Lenox
  • Park Forest - partly in Cook County
  • Peotone
  • Plainfield
  • Preston Heights
  • Rockdale
  • Romeoville
  • Sauk Village - primarily in Cook County, very small parcel in Will County
  • Shorewood
  • Steger - partly in Cook County
  • Symerton
  • University Park - partly in Cook County
  • Willowbrook - is an unincorporated census-designated place, not to be confused with the Village of Willowbrook, Illinois.
  • Wilmington
  • Woodridge - partly in DuPage and a small parcel in Cook County

Historic Sites

The following sites, in Will County, Illinois, are on the National Register of Historic Places Listing:

1 Briscoe Mounds Address Restricted Channahon 1978-12-22

2 Christ Episcopal Church 75 W. Van Buren St. Joliet 1982-08-12

3 Eagle Hotel 100--104 Water St. Wilmington 1994-02-16

4 Fitzpatrick House IL 53 Lockport 1984-02-09

5 Flanders House 405 W. Main St. Plainfield 1991-11-14

6 George, Ron, Round Barn NE of Romeoville off US 66 Romeoville 1982-12-07 Round Barns in Illinois TR

7 Heck, John, House 1225 S. Hamilton St. Lockport 1994-08-16

8 Henry, Jacob H., House 20 S. Eastern Ave. Joliet 1979-05-14

9 Illinois and Michigan Canal 7 mi. SW of Joliet on U.S. 6, in Channahon State Park Joliet 1966-10-15

10 Joliet East Side Historic District Roughly bounded by Washington and Union Sts., 4th and Eastern Aves. Joliet 1980-08-15

 


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