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Library Hours:
M-Th 9am-9pm
Fri/Sat 9am-5pm
Sun 1pm-5pm


General Information


Mission Statement

Crystal Lake Public Library: Helping people, of all ages and backgrounds, learn, enjoy, and better their lives.

Service Directions

Connect to the Online World
Public Internet Access

Residents will have high-speed access to the digital world with no unnecessary restriction or fees to ensure that everyone can take advantage of the ever growing resources and services available through the Internet.

Create Young Readers
Early Literacy

Children from birth to age five will have programs and services designed to ensure that they will enter school ready to learn to read, write and listen.

Satisfy Curiosity
Lifelong Learning

Residents will have the resources they need to explore topics of personal interest and continue to learn throughout their lives.

Stimulate Imagination
Reading, viewing and listening for pleasure

Residents will have materials and programs that excite their imaginations and provide pleasurable reading, viewing and listening experiences.

Understand How to Find, Evaluate and Use information
Information Fluency

Residents will know when they need information to resolve an issue or answer questions and will have the skills to search for, locate, evaluate, and effectively use information to meet their needs.