Library Board voted to engage Shales McNutt Construction (SMC) as construction management company for Project Burnham 

After an extensive RFQ process, SMC has been chosen as the construction management company for Project Burnham. SMC has worked on 12 Illinois public library remodeling projects and received glowing reviews. They will soon begin working with Engberg Anderson Architects and library leadership to finish the design. We are hoping to break ground in early... Continue Reading →

Thank you, Senator Pat McGuire! 

On behalf of the Joliet Public Library and our staff members, our Library Board of Trustees and friends of the library in our community, we would like to offer a heartfelt thank you to Illinois Senator Pat McGuire for choosing Project Burnham as a regional project for the capital appropriations bill. The funding from this... Continue Reading →

Joliet Public Library Selected for State Capital Appropriation Bill, Funding for Project Burnham 

The Joliet Public Library is excited to announce that Project Burnham, the library’s plan for therenovation of the interior of its Ottawa Street Branch at 150 North Ottawa Street, will be funded throughlibrary reserves and new state capital funding. In collaboration with State Senator Pat McGuire and the Rebuild Illinois Community Development Initiative, the bulk... Continue Reading →

Engberg Anderson Update

Engberg Anderson Architects will visit Joliet Public Library's Ottawa Street Branch to meet with staff on March 18 to discuss interior design and the floor plan.

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