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Our building is open. Masks are recommended.

The Library is open, including seating, study rooms, and Express Computer Stations. Masks must be worn during high risk hours (Mon-Fri, 9-10am). Otherwise, masks are recommended but not required while visiting the Library. Click here for information about Curbside Pickup. 

Geek Fest rescheduled for June 11th.

Due to this week's weather forecaset, Geek Fest will be rescheduled for Saturday, June 11th, 11:30am-3:00 p.m.

Friends of the Library

Who We Are

The Friends of the Carol Stream Public Library is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization dedicated to raising funds and volunteering to show support and love for the Library--our community's valuable resource. New members are welcome! 

Some of our past and ongoing contributions include:

  • Provide volunteers for special library events, such as the Holiday Open House
  • Donate funds for specific library projects, such as 1000 Books Before Kindergarten and Career Online High School
  • Maintain the fundraiser sale 

Quarterly Meetings

You're welcome to drop in to one of our meetings! Meetings will be announced on the Library event calendar

How to Join

Download a membership form or find a paper copy at the Circulation Desk of the Library, complete it, and return it with your membership fee to the Library in person or by mail. The address is:

Friends of the Carol Stream Public Library

616 Hiawatha Dr

Carol Stream, IL 60188

For more information, please email us at csplfriends@gmail.com.

Donations

The Friends raise money by maintaining a perpetual fundraiser sale at the Library. The Library welcomes books, CDs, and DVDs in good condition and in small quantities (one box or less). Bring your donation to the front desk. 

We can accept:

  • Recent Adult Fiction
  • Recent bestsellers
  • Children's Fiction
  • Music CDs
  • DVDs and Blu-Rays
  • Recent Adult Non-Fiction:
    • Cookbooks
    • Crafts
    • Gardening
    • History
    • Biographies
    • Popular culture
    • Sports

We cannot accept:

  • Items damaged by water, mold, smoke, or with torn, stained, yellowed, or missing pages
  • Textbooks
  • Magazines
  • Encyclopedias
  • Condensed Readers’ Digests
  • VHS tapes