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Main Library - Channahon
25207 W Channon Drive
PO Box 300
Channahon, IL 60410
Phone: 815-467-6200
Fax: 815-467-4012

Minooka Branch
109 N Wabena Avenue
PO Box 370
Minooka, IL 60447
Phone: 815-467-1600
Fax: 815-467-1632

Adult Services, Information and Events

Library Closings

  • Both locations of Three Rivers Public Library District will be closed on Friday, August 8 for Staff In-Service Day.  No materials will be due on this date and the outdoor bookdrops will be available for returning materials.  Our libraries will re-open at the regular times on Saturday, August 9. 


    The Channahon location will have a late opening on Tuesday, August 12.  The Channahon Library will open at 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 12.  The Minooka Branch will open at the regular time of 10:00 am.  If you have any questions, please contact the library at 815-467-6200 or 815-467-1600.


Summer Reading Finale

  • Join ScribbleJim and ScribbleJayne of ScribbleMonster as they present a high-energy, play-along rock concert for the whole family to celebrate a summer of reading! Visit with Spikes, the Joliet Slammers mascot, and bring your Paw Points for your first opportunity to redeem them for prizes at the Pet Shop! Be sure to stick around after the show for free skating too.


    Saturday, July 26th

    All ages welcome, and no registration required.



    Doors Open at 4:15, show 4:30-5:30pm

    Skating is after the show, until 6:30pm

    Pet Shop will be open 4:30-6:30

    Skateland Recreation Center

    24856 W. Eames St.

     Channahon, IL



A World Gone Mad: World War I

  • This year marks the 100th anniversary of World War I. Historian Jim Gibbons will take you through the first of two of the most catastrophic wars in our nation's history, which started on July 28, 1914. Gibbons will highlight significant events that thrust the United States into the war. These events include the Assassination of the Arch Duke Ferdinand, which started the war; the sinking of the luxury liner Lusitania; and the eventual rise of Adolph Hitler to supreme power leading into World War II. Registration Required.



    Tuesday, August 5

    6-7:30pm, Minooka Branch


Summer Reading 2014

Pawfect Pet Toys

  • Drop in any time during 2-5 P.M. to make a series of toys that your dogs or cats will love from recycled materials. We’ll also show you how to make no-bake treats for your furry friends. Registration is required, but please stop in at any time. Ages 18 and up.


    Wednesday, July 16th

    2-5pm, Minooka Branch

e-Pay Fine Payments

  • Our e-Pay service is currently unavaliable.  In order to pay fines, you will need to visit either of our library locations.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  Please check back on our website for any updates.


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