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Study Rooms, Proctoring, and Display Spaces

Study Rooms and Conference Room

The Library has four Study Rooms and a Conference Room that can be reserved up to one week ahead of time in 1 hour increments. To use the rooms, patrons need to be at least of high school age and present a valid CSPL library card at the Adult Services Desk. For more information, please consult the Study Room Procedures or contact the Adult Services Desk at 630-344-6123. You can reserve a study room or the conference online.

Study Room Procedures
  • Study rooms, which include the Conference Room, are available by reservation only. You can reserve online or call 630-344-6123.
  • Patrons must have and present at the time of room reservation a valid CSPL library card.
  • Users without a CSPL card may use a study room on a walk-in basis, first come first served, if a study room is available. 
  • These rooms are intended for use by high school students and adults.
  • Rooms are reserved in one-hour time increments. Advanced reservations (CSPL cardholders only) may be made up to one week ahead of time for up to two hours.
  • 1 reservation Max per day per group or per user.
  • If there are no other reservations at the end of a session, users may continue occupying the study room until it is needed.
  • Group reservations count as 1, and multiple reservations by members of the party will not be allowed. Consecutive bookings will be canceled and the use of the study room will be terminated for the day.
  • Those making the reservations must be present in the room at all times.
  • Reservations are held for 10 minutes past the start time, after the 10-minute period if the user does not show up, the reservation will be canceled.
  • The Library reserves the right to limit or change room assignments based on group size or room capacity.
  • A maximum number of people in each room cannot exceed the capacity as determined by the Library.   
    • Study Room A - 4 people 
    • Study Room B - 6 people 
    • Study Room C - 2 people
    • Study Room D - 2 people
    • Conference Room - 10 people
  • All rules and regulations as outlined in the Standards of Public Behavior Policy and Code of Conduct of the Carol Stream Public Library apply.
  • Library staff reserves the right to deny study room or conference room use to any individual or group violating any Carol Stream Public Library policies or procedures.
  • Please do not leave items unattended in the Study Rooms. Users exiting the room for an extended period of time may result in their reservation being forfeited. The Library is not responsible for the security of a patron's personal property. (Code of Conduct)
Exam proctoring

Please note: Exam Proctoring is not available at this time. 

The proctoring of examinations is a service offered by the Carol Stream Public Library. The Library will offer proctoring services based on the availability of personnel, facilities, and technology to do so. A non-refundable fee of $10.00 will be charged per test per student, payable at the time of the initial request. A Test Proctoring Request form must be submitted in-person to the Adult Services Desk at the Carol Stream Public Library along with a non-refundable fee of $10.00. The Request Form should be submitted and the fee paid before the exam is scheduled.