Library Hours + Location
Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 2:00pm
The Library will be closed for the following holidays:
Holidays in red are 5:00pm closings
New Year's Eve
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Day
Indigenous Peoples' Day
Day After Thanksgiving Day
The library closes at noon on the Saturday of Merchant Street MusicFest.
As early as possible, local radio stations and the Library's Facebook page
will announce any additional days the Library will be closed.
201 East Merchant Street, Kankakee, IL 60901
Parking is available in the Kankakee Public Library main parking lot, located on Merchant Street. There is parking across the street in the Farmers' Market Lot as well. We also encourage green transportation. Library guests are encouraged to carpool, use public transportation, bike, or walk to the Library. Bike racks are available along Schuyler Avenue; bring your own lock.