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Sun 1pm-5pm


Coming Soon to CLPL...
May 31 - First day of Summer Reading Program Early Registration &
June 9 - FOCUS Community Engagement

See below for program details and an important message about a planned Catalog outage.

Little girl holding a book with the 2016 Summer Reading Program Read for the Win logo behind her.

2016 Summer Reading Program - Read for the Win!

Register for the "Read for the Win!" Summer Reading Program for all ages beginning Tuesday, May 31. Reading “Champions” who register by June 10 are eligible for a $100 ISHOPCRYSTALLAKE gift certificate.

Architect Joe Huberty at a FOCUS Community Engagement Session.

June 9 FOCUS Community Engagement Session
"What About the Money?"

Register for the final FOCUS (Future of Crystal Lake Library Under Study) Community Engagement session on June 9 at Park Place, 406 West Woodstock Street, Crystal Lake, from 7:00 - 9:00 pm. This month's topic is "What About the Money?" Click here to register.

Pictured above: Architect Joe Huberty will present "What About the Money?" at the FOCUS Community Engagement session on June 9.

Click here to learn more about how you can help shape the future of our community by providing valuable feedback about Crystal Lake Public Library’s services and facility. Learn about the FOCUS Community Engagement process and view the outcome of the FOCUS Community Engagement sessions that were held on March 10, April 21, and May 19. Click here to hear Stew Cohen, News Director at WZSR-FM STAR 105.5 and WFXF-FM, 103.9 The Fox interview Kathryn I. Martens (Library Director), Bill Weller (Library Trustee) and Loreen Keller (FOCUS Co-chair) about the FOCUS Community Engagement sessions.

Planned Catalog Outage

6:00 pm Sunday, May 29 – 8:00 am Tuesday, May 31

Beginning at 6:00 pm on Sunday, May 29th, there will be no access to the Library’s catalog.  Access to downloads and databases may also be affected. We hope everything should be in place and operational on Tuesday morning, May 31st.   Thank you for your patience.