Hours, Location & Contact


The Library is located near the corner of Illinois and Lockport Streets in Downtown Plainfield.  Parking is available in the municipal lot located directly north of the building, as well as street parking and at the Des Plaines Street lot.

15025 South Illinois Street
Plainfield, IL 60544

Phone: 815-436-6639
Fax: 815-439-2878
E-mail: Click Here

Library Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 10am – 9pm
Friday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: Closed

Curbside Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 10am – 7pm
Friday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm


Plainfield StoryWalk®

Kids reading storywalk panel

The Plainfield StoryWalk® is located adjacent to the playground in Settlers’ Park.  StoryWalk® is a fun, educational activity that places the pages of a book along a popular walking route.

Visit our Facebook page for all the latest StoryWalk® updates!

Thanks to a generous donation from the Friends of the Plainfield Library and a partnership with the Village of Plainfield for making this project possible. 


Library Directory

Department Phone Number Name
Library Director 815-439-2874 Lisa Pappas
Administrative Services Manager 815-439-2872 Aimee Hartley
Finance Manager 815-327-2522 Sally Wold
Board of Trustees   See Board of Trustees page for individual contact info
Human Resources    Email HR
Payables 815-436-6639, ext. 237 Josie Zudic
Account Services
Check Out Desk/Account Services 815-436-6639 Account Services
Head of Account Services 815-327-2514 Marisa Barys
Home Delivery Service 815-582-7696 Judi Deszcz
Maintenance Department
Head of Maintenance 815-327-2517 Lance Agne
Community Relations Department
Head of Community Engagement & Marketing 815-327-2511 Tracey Lane
Reference and Reader Services
Reference Desk Staff 815-327-2515 Reference Desk
Head of Reference and Reader Services 815-327-2516 Kara Kohn
Event Coordinator 815-327-2505 Event Coordinator
ELL (English Language Learner) Liaison 815-263-8145 Tania Hess
Technical Services (Cataloging and Processing)
Head of Technical Services 815-327-2513 Rebecca Pfenning
Director 815-439-2874 Lisa Pappas
Youth Services
Youth Services Desk Staff 815-439-2877 Youth Services Desk
Teen Services 815-439-2877 Teen Services Staff
Head of Youth Services 815-327-2521 Veronica DeFazio
School Services 815-436-6639, ext. 235 School Liaison Staff
Preschool Visits 815-436-6639, ext. 435 Youth Services Staff