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CLPL Board Selects Becky Fyolek as the New Executive Director

After a lengthy search, the Crystal Lake Public Library Board of Trustees has announced that Becky Fyolek will serve as the library’s new executive director. Fyolek is currently the Head of Youth Services at CLPL. Click here to read the full story.

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Director Kathryn I. Martens Retires After 31 Years of Service

Kathryn I. Martens has served as the Library Director since 1990. She has steered the Library through three decades of growth, technology changes and major building projects. Click here to read the full story. 


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May Take-and-Make Craft Kits

Register, pick up your craft kit at the Library, and make the craft at home! Click on the link below to register for the craft of your choice.

Youth Take-and-Make: Paper Kite

Teen Take-and-Make: Polymer Clay Baby Yoda

Adult Take-and-Make: Pincushion Ring



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CLPL News and Resources

COVID-19 Information & Resources

CLPL is Fine Free! 

We Have Wi-Fi Hotspots!
Place a hold on a Wi-Fi hotspot through the Library catalog.

Or, pick up a hotspot in the lobby and check it out at the Circulation Desk.


CLPL will comply with the Illinois Governor’s action related to requiring – or not requiring – that masks be worn indoors. When the governor lifts the indoor mask mandate, masks will be recommended in the Library, but not required.