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Book Spine Poetry Contest

Write your own book spine poem and you could win a $25 Amazon gift card! To enter, take a picture of your poem and post it to our Facebook page, e-mail it to, or bring a printed copy to the Adult Services
desk by April 21.


Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

Thursday, April 24,
7:00-8:30 p.m.

The warning signs of Alzheimer's disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it's time to learn the facts. Attend this training to learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's disease. Hear from people who have the disease and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others. Registration is requested.


Food for Fines

April 1-19

From April 1–19, each non-perishable food item donated will clear $1 in
overdue fines or processing fees, up to a maximum of $15.


Cinco De May Celebration

Sunday, May 4, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of FREE family fun!!

  • Dance Group Folklórica Quetzalli
    (3:30-4:30 p.m.)
  • Meet Dora the Explorer
  • Mariachi Band
  • Pony Rides
  • Photo Booth
  • Crafts & Temporary Tattoos
  • Guessing Jar & Prize Basket
  • Refreshments


eMagazines, eBooks, and Online

Check out these new resources.

Atomic Training

OneClick Digital ebooks and eaudiobooks

Zinio - emagazines


Healthcare Marketplace Assistance

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Seasons of Carol Stream Photo Contest

Contest ends Monday, November 3, 2014

Residents of Carol Stream are invited to enter four photos of a single location in Carol Stream, one photo for each season-winter, spring, summer and fall. Entries may be submitted to the Adult Services Department. Please include your name, age and contact information on the back of each photo.
Photo Contest is sponsored by Joe Cotton Ford,
in celebration of their 40th Anniversary in Carol Stream.


English Conversation Practice for ESL

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.