Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: CLOSED ALL DAY.
The library will have reduced hours this Wednesday and be closed all day Thursday for the Thanksgiving day holiday. The library will reopen with regular hours, Friday November 28th from 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Have a good Thanksgiving everybody!
Stop by and enjoy a friendly non-competitive round of chess or checkers. Children ages 6 to 14 with at least a basic knowledge of these games are invited to participate in open play. (This is not an instructional program.)
No registration is required.
Christmas Sharing is a Village sponsored event that allows Carol Stream residents to share with other Carol Stream residents who may need assistance during the holiday season. The link above includes a list of all the items accepted for this program. Items include unwrapped toys, non-perishable food items, unopened hygiene products, unused paper towels and toilet paper, and more.
Donations can be dropped off at the library until December 9th.
Thank you to everyone who participated in the seasons of Carol Stream Photo contest, the library had a lot of really strong entries! The judges will be making their decisions on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. The contest will be judged by Paul Cotton of Joe Cotton Ford and Mary Hudspeath, the president of the Friends of the Library. The winners will then be announced on the website.
For anyone interested in seeing the entries, they will be displayed at the library starting on December 7th at the holiday open house and then throughout the rest of the month.
Photo Contest is sponsored by Joe Cotton Ford,
in celebration of their 40th Anniversary in Carol Stream.
All Month Long in November!
Have you ever wanted to write a novel? Every November, writers from around the world try to write a 50,000 word novel during National Novel Writing Month. Visit libraries participating in the NaperWriMo Library Crawl to earn entries in a prize drawing. To register for National Novel Writing Month, visit NaNoWriMo.org. For more information about the Library Crawl, visit NaPerWriMo.org/crawl.
If you love Facebook and want to keep up-to-date with all the goings on at the Carol Stream Public Library, then follow the library's page! We post about library events, reading recommendations, book & movie news, and a whole lot more! See you in cyberspace!
For children birth to age 5.
The Illini Street Bridge is now open.
Construction on Gary Ave. continues and traffic patterns may change.
Work in and around Armstrong Park also continues, so please allow additional time in your travels.
Check out these new resources.
Meets Tuesdays from 10:00-11:30 a.m.
(please check the Library calendar for meeting dates)
English practice for ESL learners at all levels offered in partnership with Literacy Dupage. No signup or preparation is necessary. All English as a second language learners are welcome and library membership is not required. Come when you can. This is an ongoing program.
Create an account on the new platforms to keep track of your progress.