The Library will be closed until further notice

In order to help stop the spread of COVID-19, we are closed to the public. Click here for more information.

Register for a library card

Carol Stream residents: Click here to get a library card.

Get a digital library card

New to the Library? Welcome!

Details about your library card 

  • Carol Stream residents aged 13+ may apply online for a library card and get full, immediate use of our digital resources. 
  • >>> If you think you already have a library card but have forgotten the number, please click on My Account and then click "Forgot my card" to answer security questions. 
  • Cards that you apply for online will expire on June 17, 2020. When we reopen, you may bring in your address verification documents to convert your digital card into a full-access card.

Things you can do with your library card:

For everyone:

  • Access e-books and e-audibooks through Overdrive. (To use this service on your mobile device, search your app store for Libby. You'll need your library card number to download books.
  • Stream music and videos through Hoopla. (We raised the maximum items per month during this time.)
  • Read all the latest current issues of your favorite magazines (over 2,900 of them!) with RB Digital
  • Get your craft on by watching tutorials on Creativebug.
  • Learn new skills on everything from software to accounting to videography with

For teens and kids: