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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
Presidents' Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day

Independence Day 

Labor Day
Indigenous Peoples' Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Eve
Thanksgiving Day
Day After Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas 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.

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