Draft Strategic Plan is available.

The comment period has been extended to October 31.

Please provide feedback via the online survey.
Community input will be used to improve the final version of the plan.

For your convenience a PDF version of the plan is also available.


Resume Writing Workshop

Wednesday, November 5th, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

In these tough economic times, having a quality resume and cover letter can make all the difference when it comes to sticking out from a crowd of job applicants. Presenter Bob Schlacks will highlight what should and should not be included on your resume, and how to move your resume to the top of the stack.

After the presentation concludes, Bob Schlacks will review and critique attendees resumes.

Registration is required.


Affordable Care Act 101

Thursday, November 6th, 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Enroll DuPage Navigators/In-Person Counselors will provide an overview of your insurance options under the Affordable Care Act.

Following the program, you may set up an appointment for enrollment assistance by calling 630-221-7143 (English) or 630-221-7139 (Spanish). Open enrollment for health insurance begins on November 15, 2014 and ends on February 15, 2015.

Registration is requested.


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.


CSPL Facebook

Follow us on Facebook!

All-Day, Every Day! Available 24/7 at the Touch of a Button.

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!


Mama Llama reading

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

For children birth to age 5.


Road Construction Detours

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.

Map your own route.

You can also use our online books and magazines or online databases from home.


eMagazines, eBooks, and Online

Check out these new resources.

Atomic Training

OneClick Digital ebooks and eaudiobooks

Zinio - emagazines


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.


LearningExpress 3.0
and Job & Career Accelerator

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice test, and eBooks to help all ages. Job & Career Accelerator offers job search and workplace skills improvement.

Create an account on the new platforms to keep track of your progress.